Williamstown, County Limerick

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Williamstown
Baile Liam
Town
Williamstown is located in Ireland
Williamstown
Williamstown
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°34′24″N 8°34′12″W / 52.57333°N 8.57000°W / 52.57333; -8.57000Coordinates: 52°34′24″N 8°34′12″W / 52.57333°N 8.57000°W / 52.57333; -8.57000
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Limerick
Area
 • Total 0.40 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Williamstown Castle

Williamstown is a townland in the parish of Fedamore, in County Limerick, Ireland.

Neighbouring townlands include Carnane and Arywee to the west, Ballynagarde to the east, Parkatotaun to the north, and Loughlinstown to the south.[1]

It has an area of approximately 40 hectares (99 acres).[2] It is located 14.2 km (8.8 mi) distance by road from Limerick city centre, in a South South East direction.[3]

The name is a direct translation from the Irish language "Baile Liam".[4]

Residents of Williamstown entitled to vote may do so for candidates in the Castleconnell Local Electoral Area for local elections, the Limerick (Dáil Éireann constituency) for General elections, South (European Parliament constituency) for European Parliament elections, and in referenda to change the Irish Constitution. The polling station for these elections is in nearby Caherelly National School.[5]

Williamstown Castle is included in the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google Maps
  2. ^ IreAtlas Townland Database
  3. ^ Google Earth - earth.google.com
  4. ^ Placenames Database of Ireland - www.logainm.ie
  5. ^ Limerick County Council - Register of Electors - www.lcc.ie/ereg
  6. ^ http://www.BuildingsOfIreland.ie

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