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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Williamsburg.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Williamsburg to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Williamsburg to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers and using the location of where the historic<1> community of Williamsburg once stood, the straight-line distance<2> beginning in Williamsburg to:

  • Whitehall [Map], which is the Seat of Trempealeau County, lies just to the East Northeast.
  • Madison [Map], which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 134 miles [215.7 km] to the Southeast (SE). If you could drive a straight line from Williamsburg to Madison, with an average speed<3>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 8 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 6 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 831 miles [1,337.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 33 days and walking would take 48 days.
  • The shortest distance<4> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,197 miles [9,973.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,948 miles [11,181.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,848 miles [7,802.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<7>

Communities Also Named Williamsburg ...

We have found 54 communities that share the name Williamsburg.

While the name Williamsburg is unique within Wisconsin, we know of another 54 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.


Communities Outside of Wisconsin

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Alabama

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 794 miles [1,277.8 km] to the South Southeast

Marengo County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Marengo County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 861 miles [1,385.6 km] to the South Southeast

Colorado

Fremont County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Fremont County   [Map]
Distance: About 818 miles [1,316.4 km] to the West Southwest

Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 871 miles [1,401.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Florida

Orange County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Orange County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,228 miles [1,976.3 km] to the South Southeast

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Georgia

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 961 miles [1,546.6 km] to the South Southeast

Clinch County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Clinch County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,053 miles [1,694.6 km] to the South Southeast

Dougherty County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Dougherty County   [Map]
Distance: About 970 miles [1,561.1 km] to the South Southeast

Muscogee County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Muscogee County   [Map]
Distance: About 886 miles [1,425.9 km] to the South Southeast

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Idaho

Caribou County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Caribou County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 991 miles [1,594.9 km] to the West

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Illinois

Cook County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Cook County   [Map]
Distance: About 232 miles [373.4 km] to the Southeast

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 438 miles [704.9 km] to the South Southeast

Moultrie County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Moultrie County   [Map]
Distance: About 350 miles [563.3 km] to the South Southeast

Shelby County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Shelby County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 370 miles [595.5 km] to the South Southeast

Will County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Will County   [Map]
Distance: About 250 miles [402.3 km] to the Southeast

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Indiana

Wayne County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Wayne County   [Map]
Distance: About 447 miles [719.4 km] to the Southeast

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Iowa

Iowa County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Iowa County   [Map]
Distance: About 184 miles [296.1 km] to the South

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Kansas

Brown County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Brown County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Brown County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Franklin County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Franklin County   [Map]
Distance: About 452 miles [727.4 km] to the South Southwest

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Kentucky

Whitley County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Whitley County   [Map]
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the Southeast

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Maine

Piscataquis County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Piscataquis County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,092 miles [1,757.4 km] to the East

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Maryland

Baltimore County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Baltimore County   [Map]
Distance: About 829 miles [1,334.1 km] to the East Southeast

Dorchester County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Dorchester County   [Map]
Distance: About 895 miles [1,440.4 km] to the East Southeast

Talbot County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Talbot County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 881 miles [1,417.8 km] to the East Southeast

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Massachusetts

Hampshire County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Hampshire County   [Map]
Distance: About 947 miles [1,524 km] to the East

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Michigan

Grand Traverse County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Grand Traverse County   [Map]
Distance: About 299 miles [481.2 km] to the East

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Mississippi

Covington County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Covington County   [Map]
Distance: About 882 miles [1,419.4 km] to the South

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Missouri

Callaway County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Callaway County   [Map]
Distance: About 372 miles [598.7 km] to the South

Putnam County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Putnam County
Although located in Putnam County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Montana

Silver Bow County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Silver Bow County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,030 miles [1,657.6 km] to the West Northwest

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Nebraska

Phelps County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Phelps County
This community is historic.
Although located in Phelps County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Brunswick

Our profile page for Williamsburg   [Map]
Distance: About 1,201 miles [1,932.8 km] to the East Northeast

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New Mexico

Sierra County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Sierra County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,147 miles [1,845.9 km] to the Southwest

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New York

Kings County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Kings County   [Map]
Distance: About 923 miles [1,485.4 km] to the East

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North Carolina

Iredell County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Iredell County   [Map]
Distance: About 802 miles [1,290.7 km] to the Southeast

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 833 miles [1,340.6 km] to the Southeast

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Ohio

Ashland County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Ashland County
This community is historic.
Although located in Ashland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Clermont County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Clermont County   [Map]
Distance: About 527 miles [848.1 km] to the Southeast

Guernsey County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Guernsey County
This community is historic.
Although located in Guernsey County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

Our profile page for Williamsburg   [Map]
Distance: About 796 miles [1,281 km] to the East

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Oregon

Josephine County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Josephine County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,594 miles [2,565.3 km] to the West

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Pennsylvania

Allegheny County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Allegheny County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Allegheny County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Armstrong County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Armstrong County   [Map]
Distance: About 652 miles [1,049.3 km] to the East Southeast

Blair County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Blair County   [Map]
Distance: About 725 miles [1,166.8 km] to the East Southeast

Clarion County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Clarion County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Tennessee

McMinn County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, McMinn County   [Map]
Distance: About 718 miles [1,155.5 km] to the South Southeast

Rutherford County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Rutherford County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the South Southeast

Sevier County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Sevier County   [Map]
Distance: About 722 miles [1,161.9 km] to the Southeast

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Texas

Lamar County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Lamar County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lamar County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Lavaca County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Lavaca County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,073 miles [1,726.8 km] to the South Southwest

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Utah

Salt Lake County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Salt Lake County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,072 miles [1,725.2 km] to the West

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Virginia

James City County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, James City County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in James City County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Williamsburg City

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Williamsburg City   [Map]
Distance: About 909 miles [1,462.9 km] to the East Southeast

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West Virginia

Greenbrier County

Our profile page for Williamsburg, Greenbrier County   [Map]
Distance: About 718 miles [1,155.5 km] to the Southeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Williamsburg ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Blair   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East of Williamsburg   [Map]
Coral City   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Dewey Corners   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Elk Creek   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Independence   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Lookout   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Montana   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
New City (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Pleasantville   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Williamsburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williamsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in 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).

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<3>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<4>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Williamsburg to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.029 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.627 degrees.

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<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.846 degrees.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Williamsburg could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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