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Welcome to Williamstown ...
The city of Williamstown is located in Wood County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Williamstown has a population of 2,871 people<2> (see below for details).
Williamstown is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Williamstown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Williamstown: (304) & (681)<4>
The ZIP code for Williamstown: 26187<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Williamstown.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Williamstown had an population of 2,871 people. This is a decrease of 1.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.17% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Williamstown had a population of 2,908 people. This makes Williamstown the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Williamstown represents 0.16% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 44th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,908 people, the population of Williamstown decreased 2.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,996 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Williamstown.
Communities Also Named Williamstown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Williamstown - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (4) and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Williamstown.
Communities near Williamstown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Williamstown.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Williamstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Williamstown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Williamstown. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Williamstown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Williamstown. See our Newspapers Page for Williamstown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Williamstown ...
Looking for more information about Williamstown? 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 Williamstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Williamstown.
Adding Williamstown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Williamstown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Williamstown was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found Williamstown in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Williamstown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Williamstown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Wood County: www.woodcountywv.com/
The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Jun 2023