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Welcome to Williams ...
The location of Williams has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Williams is 4,420 feet [1,347 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Williams is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Williams lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Williams: (801) & (385)<4>
Adding Williams to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Williams in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Williams elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Williams on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Williams ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Williams: This one is located in Salt Lake County and the other is located in Weber County.
Beyond Utah, there are 61 communities that are also named Williams - they are located in Alabama (3), Arizona, Arkansas, California (3), Florida, Georgia (3), Indiana (4), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (4), Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Montana (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (3), Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (5), Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Williams.
Communities near Williams ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Williams.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Williams.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williams. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williams. See our Newspapers Page for Williams.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williams ...
Looking for more information about Williams? 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, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Williams.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Williams. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021