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Welcome to Williamstown ...

Williamstown is located in Lehigh County.

Williamstown is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Williamstown: (610) & (484)<2>

Communities near Williamstown ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Williamstown and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Allentown   [Map]   121,283   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bethlehem   [Map]   75,707   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Catasauqua   [Map]   6,596   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Emmaus   [Map]   11,454   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hellertown   [Map]   5,847   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Kutztown   [Map]   5,059   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Williamstown.

Communities Also Named Williamstown ...

While we believe that this Williamstown is located in Lehigh County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Williamstown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dauphin, Lancaster and Washington County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 22 communities that are also named Williamstown - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Williamstown. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williamstown. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williamstown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Williamstown:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamstown ...

Looking for more information about Williamstown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Williamstown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Williamstown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Williamstown.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lehigh County: www.lehighcounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: www.state.pa.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williamstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Williamstown. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williamstown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamstown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7443, Longitude: -75.6249     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamstown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Williamstown.

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