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Welcome to Williams ...

Williams is located in Choctaw County<1>.

Williams is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Williams lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Williams lies within the (662) area code.

Communities Also Named Williams ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Williams: This one is located in Choctaw County and the other is located in Lincoln County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 61 communities that are also named Williams - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas, California (3), Florida, Georgia (3), Indiana (4), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (4), Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (5), Utah (2), Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Williams ...

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

  • Louisville [Winston County]
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    • Louisville [Winston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Williams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,926 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<4>
  • Eupora [Webster County]
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    • Eupora [Webster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Williams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eupora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eupora<4>
  • Ackerman [Choctaw County]
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    • Ackerman [Choctaw County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Williams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,419 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ackerman<4>
  • Maben [Oktibbeha County]
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    • Maben [Oktibbeha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Williams
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maben have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mathiston [Webster County]
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      • Mathiston [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Williams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 667 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mathiston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mathiston<4>
    • Weir [Choctaw County]
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      • Weir [Choctaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Williams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weir<4>
    • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County]
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      • Sturgis [Oktibbeha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Williams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<4>
    • French Camp [Choctaw County]
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      • French Camp [Choctaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Williams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for French Camp<4>
    • Walthall [Webster County]
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      • Walthall [Webster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Williams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
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    • McCool [Attala County]
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      • McCool [Attala County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Williams
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 123 people
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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 Williams. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Williams.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williams ...

Looking for more information about Williams? 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 Williams, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Williams.

Adding Williams to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Williams 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 Williams was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Mentions & References for Williams

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The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Choctaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williams - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Williams) 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 Williams. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilliamsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3946, Longitude: -89.1699    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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