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Williams Mountain, West Virginia

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Census Data for Williams Mountain ...

As far as we can tell, Williams Mountain<1> has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Williams Mountain, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<2>
 Charleston47,929   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
 South Charleston12,493   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Oak Hill8,338   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Dunbar7,338   N   23 miles [37 km]
 Nitro6,561   N   28 miles [45.1 km]

Boone County ...

Williams Mountain is located in Boone County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Boone County.

Population Rings for Williams Mountain ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Williams Mountain and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Williams Mountain. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Williams Mountain, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
  Since 2010    
10 mi   [16 km]54,023-9.41%
15 mi   [24 km]76,641-8.46%
20 mi   [32 km]1613,450-7.71%
25 mi   [40 km]2687,218-7.2%
30 mi   [48 km]35109,865-6.23%

Miscellaneous Information for Williams Mountain ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Boone County or the community of Williams Mountain:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Williams Mountain:

GNIS ID for Williams Mountain: 1555990

GNIS ID for Boone County: 1550009

GNIS ID for West Virginia: 1779805

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 54 (West Virginia)

County Code: 005 (Boone County)

Place Code: 87484 (Williams Mountain)

State & County Code: 54/005 (West Virginia / Boone County)

State & Place Code: 54/87484 (West Virginia / Williams Mountain)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Williams Mountain is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #5 (the South Atlantic Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Williams Mountain.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Williams Mountain may originally have been William's Mountain. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Williams Mountain might be written as William Mountain. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Williams Mountain.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Mountain) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williams Mountain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0268, Longitude: -81.6690     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williams Mountain have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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