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Welcome to King William ...

King William is located in King William County<1> and is the County Seat for King William County.

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

King William is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for King William: (804)

Communities near King William ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near King William.

  • West Point [King William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point [King William County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of King William
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
  • Tappahannock [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of King William
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<5>
  • Rumford [King William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rumford
    • Rumford [King William County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of King William
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rumford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rumford
  • Cumnor [King and Queen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnor
    • Cumnor [King and Queen County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of King William
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumnor
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Manquin [King William County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manquin
      • Manquin [King William County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of King William
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manquin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manquin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manquin<5>
    • Crouch [King and Queen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crouch
      • Crouch [King and Queen County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of King William
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crouch
    • Millers Tavern [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Tavern
      • Millers Tavern [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of King William
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Tavern
    • Westwood [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwood
      • Westwood [Hanover County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of King William
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westwood
    • Romancoke [King William County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romancoke
      • Romancoke [King William County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of King William
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romancoke
    • New Kent [New Kent County]

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 King William. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for King William.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of King William. 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 King William.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around King William. See our Newspapers Page for King William.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for King William ...

Looking for more information about King William? 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 King William, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for King William.

Adding King William to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of King William 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 King William was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found King William on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for King William on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for King William

Communities in Virginia

About King William County

About Virginia

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

The official website for King William County: www.co.king-william.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including King William, 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 King William - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- King William) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in King William. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6874, Longitude: -77.0136       In this case, the coordinates for King William 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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