King William, Virginia

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King William
Census-designated place (CDP)
King William County Courthouse in King William
King William County Courthouse in King William
King William is located in Virginia
King William
King William
Location within the Commonwealth of Virginia
Coordinates: 37°41′15″N 77°0′49″W / 37.68750°N 77.01361°W / 37.68750; -77.01361Coordinates: 37°41′15″N 77°0′49″W / 37.68750°N 77.01361°W / 37.68750; -77.01361
Country United States
State Virginia
County King William
Population (2010)
 • Total 252
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 23086

King William is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of King William County, Virginia, United States.[1] The population as of the 2010 Census was 15935 [2] Located in King William is the oldest courthouse in continuous use in the United States, built in 1725. The community is also known as King William Courthouse or by an alternative spelling, King William Court House. The Pamunkey Indian Tribe Museum was established in King William in 1979.

The chiefs Wahunsonacock and Opechancanough are buried on the Pamunkey Indian Reservation near railroad tracks.

The King William County Courthouse, King William Training School, Sharon Indian School, and Sweet Hall are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/51/51101.html
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.