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The population of Williamsport is approximately 2,285 (2007), 2137 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 836 (2000), 960 (2010).

The amount of land area in Williamsport is 2.787 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Williamsport is 1.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Williamsport to Washington DC is 65 miles. The distance to the Maryland state capital is 86 miles. (as the crow flies)
Williamsport is positioned 39.59 degrees north of the equator and 77.81 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Williamsport elevation is 407 feet above sea level.
Williamsport per capita income is $16,179 (2000).
Williamsport median income is $42,423 (2007).

The Williamsport median home price is $205,327 (2007).

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Williamsport location: in northern Maryland about 30 miles from Frederick and abut 73 miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Wilson-Conococheague, Halfway, St James, Hagerstown and Funkstown.

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Williamsport history:

Williamsport was founded by General Otho Holland Williams who was a friend of George Washington. For a brief time, Williamsport was considered as a possible site for the new national capital. Washington was said to have visited in 1790 to see how viable the town would be as the capital. Due to its location away from the Potomac River and it's at the time unnavigable rapids, the decision was made to settle the capital somewhere else.

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The incorporation date of Williamsport: 1823

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Williamsport attractions: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Visitor's center: 301-582-0813

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