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Williston, North Dakota
Welcome to Williston ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Williston has a population of 29,033 people<2> (see below for details).
Williston was established in 1887.
The community of Williston is 1,880 feet [573 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Williston lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Williston (for example, toward Bainville (MT)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Williston lies within the (701) area code.
Websites for Williston ...
Official Website: www.willistonnd.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.willistonchamber.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Williston had an population of 29,033 people. This is an increase of 97.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 132.04% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Williston had a population of 14,716 people (which is 65.7% of the total population of Williams County). This makes Williston the county's most populous community.
The population of Williston represents 2.19% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,716 people, the population of Williston increased 17.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,512 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Williston.
Communities Also Named Williston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Williston - they are located in Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, 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. Our list includes 19 papers. 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 ...
The official website for Williston: www.willistonnd.com/
The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2020