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The location of Williams Bay

Welcome to Williams Bay ...

The village of Williams Bay is located in Walworth County.

The location of Williams Bay has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Williams Bay has a population of 2,597 people<2> (see below for details).

Williams Bay is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Williams Bay lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Williams Bay had a population of 2,564 people. This makes Williams Bay the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Williams Bay represents 0.05% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 346th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,564 people, the population of Williams Bay increased 6.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,415 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Williams Bay had an population of 2,597 people. This is an increase of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.54% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Williams Bay.

Communities near Williams Bay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Harvard (IL)   [Map]   9,180   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Spring Grove (IL)   [Map]   5,725   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Woodstock (IL)   [Map]   25,286   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Burlington   [Map]   6,558   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burlington   [Map]   10,978   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Delavan   [Map]   5,317   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Williams Bay.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Williams Bay. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williams Bay. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williams Bay.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Williams Bay:

Websites for Williams Bay ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williams Bay ...

Looking for more information about Williams Bay? 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.

Looking for more information about Williams Bay? 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 Bay, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Williams Bay.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Wisconsin

About Walworth County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Williams Bay:

The official website for Walworth County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Williams Bay.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williams Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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- Williams Bay) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Williams Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Williams Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5764, Longitude: -88.5429     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williams Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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