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Williamsburg, West Virginia

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The location of Williamsburg

Welcome to Williamsburg ...

Williamsburg is located in Greenbrier County.

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

Williamsburg is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Williamsburg is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Williamsburg: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Williamsburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   243   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Williamsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Williamsburg - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho, Illinois (5), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (3), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Williamsburg.

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 Williamsburg. 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 Williamsburg. 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 Williamsburg.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamsburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Greenbrier County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia:

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>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>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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- Williamsburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9701, Longitude: -80.4923     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Williamsburg.

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