Williamstown, Missouri

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Williamstown is an unincorporated community in northern Lewis County, Missouri, United States. It is located at the intersection of Missouri Supplemental Routes A and E about twenty miles northwest of Canton. The community is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Williamstown was founded about 1856. It was named for its founder,Minus Williams.[1]


  1. ^ Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 185. 

Coordinates: 40°14′27″N 91°47′50″W / 40.24083°N 91.79722°W / 40.24083; -91.79722