King William, Virginia

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King William
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
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyKing William
Population
 • Total16,334
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
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 252. 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 Reservation is located within King Wiliam, 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.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.