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Center of Little League Baseball; site of the annual Little League World Series
Williamsport is a city in Lycoming County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Williamsport. For links to other places called Williamsport, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Williamsport is 41.241N. The longitude is -77.001W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 518 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,871.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Williamsport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lycoming County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Williamsport area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17701 ZIP code.
29% of Williamsport residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Williamsport ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Williamsport was $14,707, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Williamsport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Williamsport include Millionaire's Row Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Williamsport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $786.
Libraries in Williamsport include James V. Brown Library, Lycoming County Library System ... View libraries
Newspapers in Williamsport include Williamsport Sun-Gazette
TV stations in Williamsport include W05BG, WILF.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WVYA.
Lycoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Williamsport political report.
The average commute time for Williamsport workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Williamsport between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Cons: why is center street a one way street back in the days this street was a two way street this needs to be restored back to what it used to be it has been one way for 4 years now please take trhis in to consideration so we can restore the history the way it used to be in milionair row aany way this is a fire hazzard for all those old buildoings on center the closes fire co is on walnut st in order for them tom get to center between 3rd and forth st they have to go all the way to third take a left and come back to center those 5 min they can save by coming down edwin to center might just save a life or a history building thank youBlog about Williamsport
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