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Welcome to Williamsburg ...

Williamsburg is located in Covington County<1>.

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

Williamsburg is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Williamsburg: (601) and (769)<4>

Websites for Williamsburg ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.covingtonchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Williamsburg, the following might be of interest:

Adding Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg 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 Williamsburg on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Williamsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Williamsburg - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho, Illinois (5), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Williamsburg ...

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

  • Magee [Simpson County]
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    • Magee [Simpson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Williamsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magee<6>
  • Collins [Covington County]
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    • Collins [Covington County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northeast of Williamsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,425 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collins<6>
  • Sumrall [Lamar County]
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    • Sumrall [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Williamsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,867 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumrall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumrall<6>
  • Taylorsville [Smith County]
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    • Taylorsville [Smith County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Williamsburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,245 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County]
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      • Prentiss [Jefferson Davis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Williamsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 933 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prentiss have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prentiss
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prentiss<6>
    • Mount Olive [Covington County]
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      • Mount Olive [Covington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Williamsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 912 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
    • Mize [Smith County]
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      • Mize [Smith County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Williamsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mize have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mize
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mize<6>
    • Seminary [Covington County]
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      • Seminary [Covington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Williamsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seminary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seminary
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seminary<6>
    • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassfield
      • Bassfield [Jefferson Davis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Williamsburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassfield
    • Kola [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kola
      • Kola [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Williamsburg
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kola

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williamsburg. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Williamsburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamsburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Covington County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Covington, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williamsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Williamsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6193, Longitude: -89.6106       In this case, the coordinates for Williamsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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