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"Heart of the Billion Dollar Coal Field"
Williamson is a city in Mingo County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Wallace J. Williamson, founder.
The latitude of Williamson is 37.674N. The longitude is -82.277W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,217.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Williamson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mingo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 25661 ZIP code.
8% of Williamson residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Williamson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Williamson was $15,303, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Williamson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Williamson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $255. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $677.
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Newspapers in Williamson include Williamson Daily News
Mingo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Williamson political report.
The average commute time for Williamson workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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