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Welcome to Williamsport ...

Williamsport is located in Grant County.

When the people of Williamsport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Williamsporter<1>

Williamsport is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Williamsport: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Williamsport ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Kitzmiller (MD)   [Map]   305   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Luke (MD)   [Map]   61   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Westernport (MD)   [Map]   1,767   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bayard   [Map]   269   W   18 miles [29 km]
Elk Garden   [Map]   220   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Keyser   [Map]   5,077   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Williamsport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Williamsport - they are located in Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2) and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Williamsport. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williamsport. 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 Williamsport.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamsport ...

Looking for more information about Williamsport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Williamsport? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Williamsport, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Williamsport.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About Grant County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Williamsport refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Williamsport may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Williamsport - 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 'straight-line' distance beginning in Williamsport. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Williamsport) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Williamsport. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2015, Longitude: -79.0281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Williamsport 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 Williamsport.

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