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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.



Statistics & Facts

The Florida state capital is Tallahassee.
The population of Williston is approximately 2,508 (2005), 2768 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 915 (2000), 1025 (2010).
The amount of land area in Williston is 13.817 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Williston is 6.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.048 sq kilometers.
The distance from Williston to Washington DC is 733 miles.
The distance to the Florida state capital is 134 miles. (as the crow flies)
Williston is positioned 29.37 degrees north of the equator and 82.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Williston elevation is 76 feet above sea level.
Williston per capita income is $ 15,628 (2000).
Williston median income is $ 27,200 (2005).
The Williston median home price is $ 64,700 (2005).


in west-central Florida about 21 miles from Gainesville and about 84 miles from Jacksonville. Other nearby communities include East Williston, Williston Highlands, East Bronson, Archer, Bronson, Micanopy, McIntosh and Reddick.

Here is a map page for Williston.
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History & History Related Items

Williston was named for its founder, J.M. Willis.
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Williston Horsemans Park hosts several major rodeos each year with other events throughout the year.

Central Florida Peanut Festival
held the first Saturday of October each year in Williston at Linear Park.

Be sure to visit nearby Blue Grotto, just west of Williston.
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Williston City Government

City of Williston
50 N.W. Main Street
Post Office Drawer 160
Williston, Florida 32696
Phone: 352-528-3060
Williston Municipal Airport
1800 SW 19th Ave
Williston, Fl 32696
Phone: 352-528-4900

Williston Historical Events

The birthplace of Foolish Pleasure - Winner of the 1975 Kentucky Derby

Williston Chamber

Williston Chamber of Commerce
37 South Main Street
Williston, FL 32696
Phone: 352-528-5552
Fax: 352-528-4342

Williston Organizations

Williston Chamber of Commerce
37 South Main Street
Williston, FL 32696
Phone: 352-528-5552
Fax: 352-528-4342

Williston Libraries

Williston Public Library
10 SE 1st Street
P.O. Box 373
Williston, Fl. 32696
Phone: 352-528-2313 Williston


The population of Williston was:
1990 - 2,179
2000 - 2,297
2005 - 2,508
Median age:
2000 - 37.9 years

Median house value:
2000 - $ 59,500
2005 - $ 64,700

Median Household income:
2000 - $ 25,795
2005 - $ 27,200

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