Williams, Arizona is located in the County of Coconino that is located somewhat of Flagstaff. According to the census that was taken in the population of Williams that was some 3,023 people. The right through Williams on I-4 is also nearby, as well as the train route taken by the Southwestern Chief Amtrak train. It is also the southernmost terminus of the Grand Canyon Railroad that way that takes tourists and locals alike, to the Village of Grand Canyon. There are many gas stations, restaurants, motels, as well as inns, to the huge influx of local residents as well as tourists, particularly during the holiday seasons and in the summertime.
Old Bill Williams is the namesake of the community of after William. Mr. Williams was a trapper who frequently trapped in the region. He was also a very experienced mountain man.
He last community to have its section of Route 66 bypassed was the community of Williams and was the last community to have its part of Route 66 bypassed, as the results to some lawsuits that prevented the last part of I-40 in Arizona from being established around the community. The settlements wanted the state to establish three exits for Williams, and the suits were dropped when Interstate-40 was completed in 1984, I-40 was completed and opened and around in the newspapers and in the community the following day it was reported that Route 66 was closing. Route-66 was decommissioned the next year.
The Urban Route 66 and the Williams Historic Business District added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989 and 1984. There were 733 families, and 2,842 individuals living on the community of William according, to the census that was taken in 2000. The population had a density was 65.3 individuals for every square mile. There were 1,204 units of housing units at a median density of 27.7 for every square mile. The community of Williams has a racial makeup, which was 32.34% Latino or Hispanics, 2.67% from two or more races, 14.22% from other races, 0.4% Pacific Islanders, 1.34% Asian, 77.13% White, 1.34% Native Indians, and 2.89% African American or Black.
Some 36.2% out of some 1,057 households didn't have any children under the age of 18 residing with them, 26.6% of these households consisted of individual people, 30.6% were not part of a family12.2% were living together and married, 13.3% had a females without a husband and 11.4% had another person residing alone who was at least 65 years old. The size of the median household was 3.24 people and the size of the average family was 3.24 people
The age distribution in the community of Williams, 11.1% who were at least 65 years old, 22.2% were between 45 and 64, 28,3% who were between the ages of 18 and 24, 28.3% who were the ages of 8.6% were, 28.3% and 9.8% who were the age of 18, years old. For every 103.4 males, there some 100 females age 18 years or older.
The average income for a household in the community of Williams was $32,455, and the average family income was $39,063. Females had an average income of $16,233 while the males had a median income of $27,237. The income per capita for the community of Williams was$16,223. Approximately 11.6% of those who at least 65 years old, 18.2% who under the age of 18 years old, and 12.8% of the population of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty level.
The elevation Bill Williams Mountain is located at an elevation of some 9,256 feet, just south of the community of Williams. This community has a total area of some 43.8 square miles, of which 0.3 square mile is water and 43.5 square miles is land.
The climate in the community of Williams is similar to a Mediterranean climate, which is rather cool in the summertime. On the average in the community of in Williams, the coldest month is December, while the warmest month is in July, and the wettest month is in August. The hottest temperature recorded in the community of Williams was 102 degrees F, which occurred in 1909 and the coldest recorded temperature -25 °F in 1937.
The community of Williams is part of the first congressional district on a federal level. Recently it was represented by Republican named Rick Renzi between 2003 and 2008. After the election in 2008, a Democrat named Ann Kirkpatrick won the 2008 election and Republican named Paul Gosar following the 2010 election and then again by Ann Kirkpatrick during the election in 2012.
The School District of Williams Unified services the community of Williams. There two schools, which are the Williams High School and the Williams Elementary Middle School serving the community of Williams. Educational services are provided by the Heritage Elementary Charter School.
The national passenger railroad system, known as Amtrak, provides daily service to the community of Williams, operates its Southwest Chief between Los Angeles and Chicago. The passengers on this Railroad arrive and depart at Williams Junction, which some three miles east of Williams, and are taken by the Amtrak Thruway Motor coach to the Grand Canyon Railroad Station in downtown Williams from Williams Junction. Also serving this downtown station is the southernmost terminus for the Grand Canyon Railroad.