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Welcome to Williston ...

Williston is located in Potter County<1>.

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

Williston is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Williston is located in the (814) area code.

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, North Dakota, Ohio, 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.

  • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,518 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
  • Coudersport [Potter County]
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    • Coudersport [Potter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coudersport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coudersport<5>
  • Bolivar [Allegany County]
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    • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
  • Port Allegany [McKean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Allegany
    • Port Allegany [McKean County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Williston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allegany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allegany<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,876 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olean have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Genesee [Allegany County]
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      • Genesee [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genesee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genesee
    • Smethport [McKean County]
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      • Smethport [McKean County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smethport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smethport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smethport<5>
    • Shinglehouse [Potter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shinglehouse
      • Shinglehouse [Potter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shinglehouse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shinglehouse<5>
    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bolivar
      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolivar<5>
    • Portville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portville
      • Portville [Cattaraugus County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Williston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portville<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 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. 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Potter County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Williston. 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 Potter, 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 Williston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Williston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8365, Longitude: -78.1900       In this case, the coordinates for Williston 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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