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Williamsburg is a city in Whitley County, in the Corbin metro area.

Williamsburg is in the Eastern Coal Field region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Col. William Whitley, Indian fighter

The latitude of Williamsburg is 36.743N. The longitude is -84.159W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,033.


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Median household income
Local
$18,114
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Williamsburg demographic reports
Williamsburg is on the Cumberland River
Former and merged names include:
· Williamsburgh
· Whitley Courthouse
Local festivals include:
  • Whitley County Fair - July 13-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Williamsburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Cumberland Museum
Colleges and universities: University of the Cumberlands
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Williamsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Whitley 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 40769 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% 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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Williamsburg was $11,224, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

26% of Williamsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Williamsburg festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Williamsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $709.


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Libraries

Libraries in Williamsburg include Whitley County Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Williamsburg include Whitley-Williamsburg News Journal

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Politics

Whitley County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Williamsburg political report.

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The average commute time for Williamsburg workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Williamsburg include Days Inn, Super 8.

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