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Located in: Mingo County (see below)

Time Zone: Williamson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Codes: (304), (681)<1>

Elevation: 720 feet [219.46 m] above sea level<2>

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

Population

2017:<3>     2,796   (12.38% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     3,191   (6.53% decrease since 2000)
2000:     3,414

Total Area:<4>   3.26 sq. miles [8.4 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   1,885

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Williamson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6743, Longitude: -82.2713     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   37° 40' 27"
Lon:   -82° 16' 16"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Williamson

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Williamson

GNIS ID:   2390674
FIPS State / Place Code:   54 / 87508

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


About Mingo County

The city of Williamson is the County Seat for Mingo County.

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

Population

2017:     24,127   (10.1% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     26,839   (5% decrease since 2000)
2000:     28,253

Total Area:   424 sq. miles [1,098.1 km²]

Housing Units:   12,699

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Mingo

GNIS ID:   1550036
FIPS State / County Code:   54 / 059

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


About West Virginia

From the US Census

Population

2017:     1,815,857   (2% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,852,994   (2.47% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,808,344

Websites for State of West Virginia

Official Website:   www.wv.gov/
Tourism:   www.wvtourism.com/
Parks:   www.wvparks.com/
Fishing:   www.wvdnr.gov/Fishing/Fishing.shtm
Hunting:   www.wvdnr.gov/hunting/hunting_regs.shtm

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of West Virginia

GNIS ID:   1779805
FIPS State:   54

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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

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<3>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 2017.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Williamson. 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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<5>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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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Williamson, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Williamson.

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