A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Williston ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Williston has a population of 2,735 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Williston.
Williston is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Williston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Williston: (352)
The ZIP code for Williston: 32696<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Williston had an population of 2,735 people. This is a decrease of 1.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Williston had a population of 2,768 people (which is 6.78% of the total population of Levy County). This makes Williston the county's most populous community.
The population of Williston represents 0.01% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 256th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,768 people, the population of Williston increased 20.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,297 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Williston.
Adding Williston to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Williston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Williston elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Williston on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Williston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Williston - they are located in Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Williston.
Communities near Williston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Williston.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Williston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Williston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williston. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Williston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williston. See our Newspapers Page for Williston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williston ...
Looking for more information about Williston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Williston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Williston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Williston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Levy County: www.levycounty.org/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 01 Jun 2021