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Jamestown is a township in Ottawa County, in the Holland-Grand Haven metro area.
The community was named for four of the twelve first voters in the township, who shared the first name James.
The latitude of Jamestown is 42.825N. The longitude is -85.842W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,062.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jamestown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ottawa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Grand Rapids area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49418 ZIP code.
15% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $21,184, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $448. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,101.
Libraries in Jamestown include Patmos Library ... View libraries
Ottawa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.
The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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