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Williamsburg is an independent city, in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for King William III of England.
The latitude of Williamsburg is 37.270N. The longitude is -76.707W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 82 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,605.
Declined after the capital moved to Richmond during the Revolution
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14% of Williamsburg residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Williamsburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Williamsburg was $18,483, compared with $21,587 nationally.
45% of Williamsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Williamsburg include Williamsburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Williamsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $557. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,317.
Libraries in Williamsburg include James City County Library, Williamsburg Regional Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Williamsburg include Williamsburg Virginia Gazette
Williamsburg City supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Williamsburg political report.
The average commute time for Williamsburg workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Williamsburg include Best Western Colonial Capitol, Best Western Patrick Henry Inn, Best Western Williamsburg Westpark Hotel, Captain John Smith Inn, Comfort Inn & Suites, Comfort Inn Central, Comfort Inn Historic Area, Comfort Inn Outlet Center, Country Hearth Inn, Country Inn & Suites Williamsburg ... More hotels.
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