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Williston, South Carolina
Welcome to Williston ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Williston has a population of 2,925 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Williston.
Williston is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Williston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Williston is within the (803) area code.
The ZIP code for Williston: 29853<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Williston had an population of 2,925 people. This is a decrease of 6.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Williston had a population of 3,139 people (or 13.88% of the total population of Barnwell County). This makes Williston the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Williston represents 0.07% of the total population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,139 people, the population of Williston decreased 5.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,307 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Williston.
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, Pennsylvania, 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Williston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Williston.
Adding Williston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Williston 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 Williston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Williston on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Williston on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 18 Apr 2022