RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Williams Grove, Pennsylvania
(Cumberland County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other PA
Communities

















Welcome to Williams Grove ...

Williams Grove is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Williams Grove: Williams Grv.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Williams Grove for more information about variations on the name of Williams Grove.

Williams Grove is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Williams Grove is located in the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Williams Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Williams Grove: This one is located in Cumberland County and the other is located in Clearfield County.

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

Communities near Williams Grove ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Williams Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlisle
    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Williams Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Williams Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsburg
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Williams Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Williams Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Williams Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<5>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Williams Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Williams Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hummelstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<5>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Williams Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<5>
    • West York [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
      • West York [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Williams Grove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williams Grove ...

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

Adding Williams Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Williams Grove on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Cumberland, 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 Williams Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williams Grove) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1518, Longitude: -77.0347       In this case, the coordinates for Williams Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022