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Welcome to Williamsville ...

The village of Williamsville is located in Erie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Williamsville has a population of 5,192 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Williamsville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Williamsville: (716)

Websites for Williamsville ...

Official Website: www.village.williamsville.ny.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Williamsville had an population of 5,192 people. This is a decrease of 2.04% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Williamsville had a population of 5,300 people. This makes Williamsville the county's 28th most populous community.

The population of Williamsville represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 453rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,300 people, the population of Williamsville decreased 4.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,573 people).

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

Communities Also Named Williamsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Williamsville - they are located in Delaware (2), Illinois, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Williamsville ...

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

  • Buffalo [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
    • Buffalo [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Williamsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 254,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<6>
  • Niagara Falls
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Williamsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
  • Hamburg [Erie County]
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    • Hamburg [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Williamsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
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    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
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      • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Williamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,392 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niagara Falls<6>
    • West Seneca [Erie County]
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      • West Seneca [Erie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Williamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Seneca
    • Lancaster [Erie County]
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      • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Williamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Clarence [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Williamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Williamsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Fort Erie

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamsville ...

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

Adding Williamsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Williamsville 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 Williamsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Williamsville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Williamsville: www.village.williamsville.ny.us/

The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Erie, 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 Williamsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williamsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Williamsville) 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 Williamsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WilliamsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9624, Longitude: -78.7417       In this case, the coordinates for Williamsville 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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