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The location of Williamstown









Welcome to Williamstown ...

Williamstown is located in Berkshire County.

The location of Williamstown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Williamstown has a population of 7,835 people<2> (see below for details).

Williamstown was settled in 1749 and was incorporated in 1765.

Williamstown is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Williamstown lies within the (413) area code.

The ZIP code for Williamstown: 01267<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Williamstown had a population of 7,754 people (or 5.91% of the total population of Berkshire County). This makes Williamstown the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Williamstown represents 0.12% of the population of Massachusetts (which has 6,547,629 people), making it the state's 207th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,754 people, the population of Williamstown decreased 7.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,424 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Williamstown had an population of 7,835 people. This is an increase of 1.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.99% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Williamstown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Williamstown and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Adams   [Map]   8,090   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dalton   [Map]   6,581   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pittsfield   [Map]   42,591   S   18 miles [29 km]
Brunswick (NY)   [Map]   12,902   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hoosick (NY)   [Map]   6,798   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pittstown (NY)   [Map]   5,668   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Williamstown.

Communities Also Named Williamstown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Williamstown - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (4), Vermont and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Williamstown. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williamstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williamstown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Williamstown:

Websites for Williamstown ...

Official Website:   www.williamstown.net/
 
Junior League:   www.jlbc.info/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamstown ...

Looking for more information about Williamstown? 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.

Looking for more information about Williamstown? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Williamstown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Williamstown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Massachusetts

About Berkshire County

About Massachusetts

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Williamstown: www.williamstown.net/

The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Williamstown.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williamstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 community (such as Williamstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Williamstown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williamstown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Williamstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Williamstown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7120, Longitude: -73.2037     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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