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.

History[edit]

Williamstown was laid out in 1856.[1] The community was named for its founder, Minus Williams.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steinbeck, Dan (Sep 28, 2006). "Williamstown, now 150 years old, was once a busier town". Press-News Journal. p. 4. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  2. ^ 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