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Welcome to Williamson ...

The city of Williamson is located in Pike County<1>.

The location of Williamson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Williamson has a population of 517 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Williamson.

Williamson is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Williamson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Williamson (for example, toward Roanoke (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Williamson is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<5>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP code for Williamson: 30292<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Williamson had an population of 517 people. This is an increase of 46.88% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Williamson had a population of 352 people. This makes Williamson the county's 4th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Williamson.

Communities Also Named Williamson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Williamson - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa (2), Louisiana, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Williamson.

Communities near Williamson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Williamson.

  • Peachtree City [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peachtree City
    • Peachtree City [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Williamson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,763 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peachtree City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peachtree City<8>
  • Lawrences Mill [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrences Mill
    • Lawrences Mill [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Williamson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrences Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrences Mill
  • Carrolls [Meriwether County]
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    • Carrolls [Meriwether County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Williamson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrolls
  • Griffin [Spalding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffin
    • Griffin [Spalding County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Williamson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,665 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Griffin<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Foreston Place [Fayette County]
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      • Foreston Place [Fayette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Williamson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreston Place have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreston Place
    • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayetteville
      • Fayetteville [Fayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Williamson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayetteville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayetteville<8>
    • Locust Grove [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Grove
      • Locust Grove [Henry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Williamson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,091 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Locust Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Locust Grove<8>
    • Hampton [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
      • Hampton [Henry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Williamson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,184 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<8>
    • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamptons Corner
      • Hamptons Corner [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Williamson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,073 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamptons Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamptons Corner
    • Lovejoy [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovejoy
      • Lovejoy [Clayton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Williamson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovejoy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovejoy<8>

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 Williamson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Williamson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williamson. 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 Williamson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williamson. See our Newspapers Page for Williamson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamson ...

Looking for more information about Williamson? 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 Williamson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Williamson.

Adding Williamson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Williamson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Williamson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Williamson on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Williamson on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Williamson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pike County: www.co.pike.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Williamson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williamson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Williamson, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Williamson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Williamson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williamson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Williamson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilliamsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1811, Longitude: -84.3626       In this case, the coordinates for Williamson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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