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Williamsburg, Wisconsin

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So far, we have found very little information about Williamsburg. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Williamsburg to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Williamsburg, please Contact Us.

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Our information shows that the community of Williamsburg is historic. The information below applies to the area where Williamsburg would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Williamsburg was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Elevation: 760 feet [231.65 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Williamsburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3139, Longitude: -91.4610     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   44° 18' 50"
Lon:   -91° 27' 39"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Independence

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Williamsburg

GNIS ID:   1851206
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Williamsburg)

About Trempealeau County

The community of Whitehall is the County Seat for Trempealeau County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Trempealeau)


2016:<5>     29,633   (2.84% increase since 2010)  
2010:     28,816   (6.69% increase since 2000)
2000:     27,010

Total Area:<6>   741 sq. miles [1,921.7 km²]   - of which 1.22% is water (9.02 sq. miles [23.4 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   12,619

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Trempealeau

GNIS ID:   1581120
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Williamsburg)

About Wisconsin

From the US Census


2016:     5,778,708   (1.61% increase since 2010)  
2010:     5,686,986   (6.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,363,675

Websites for State of Wisconsin

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Wisconsin

GNIS ID:   1779806
FIPS State:   55

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Williamsburg)

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Williamsburg, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williamsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Williamsburg, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Williamsburg.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Williamsburg. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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