Williamsburg, Indiana

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Williamsburg
Unincorporated community
Williamsburg is located in Indiana
Williamsburg
Williamsburg
Williamsburg is located in the US
Williamsburg
Williamsburg
Coordinates: 39°57′03″N 84°59′47″W / 39.95083°N 84.99639°W / 39.95083; -84.99639Coordinates: 39°57′03″N 84°59′47″W / 39.95083°N 84.99639°W / 39.95083; -84.99639
Country United States
State Indiana
County Wayne
Township Green
Elevation[1] 1,066 ft (325 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 47393
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 449748

Williamsburg is an unincorporated community in Green Township, Wayne County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[2]

The children of this community attend Northeastern Wayne Schools.

History[edit]

Williamsburg was laid out and platted in 1830.[3] The community was named after its founder, William Johnson.[4] A post office has been in operation at Williamsburg since 1830.[5]

Geography[edit]

Williamsburg is located at 39°57′03″N 84°59′47″W / 39.95083°N 84.99639°W / 39.95083; -84.99639.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-19. 
  2. ^ "USGS detail on Williamsburg". Retrieved 2007-11-08. 
  3. ^ Young, Andrew White (1872). History of Wayne County, Indiana, from Its First Settlement to the Present Time. R. Clarke & Company. p. 227. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 348. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...by William Johnson, and probably named for him. 
  5. ^ "Wayne County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved May 8, 2017.