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Williamston, South Carolina
Welcome to Williamston ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Williamston has a population of 4,263 people<2> (see below for details).
Williamston was established in 1842.
The community of Williamston is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Williamston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Williamston lies within the (864) area code.
The ZIP code for Williamston: 29697<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Williamston had an population of 4,263 people. This is an increase of 8.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Williamston had a population of 3,934 people. This makes Williamston the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Williamston represents 0.09% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,934 people, the population of Williamston increased 3.77% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,791 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Williamston.
Communities Also Named Williamston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Williamston - they are located in Alabama, Michigan, North Carolina and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Williamston.
Communities near Williamston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Williamston.
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 Williamston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Williamston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williamston. 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 Williamston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williamston. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Williamston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamston ...
Looking for more information about Williamston? 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 Williamston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Williamston.
Adding Williamston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Williamston 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 Williamston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Williamston on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Anderson County: www.andersoncountysc.org/
The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022