|thewilliamsbuzz.com||Sunday, June 26, 2016|
Welcome to the Williams Buzz. The Williams Buzz is one of our featured locations. We provide Williams information and trivia for visitors, locals and anyone else curious about Arizona. The Williams attractions page provides a variety of places to visit and explore. Learn more about Williams by following our links below. Click here for a map of Williams, Arizona.
Wiilliams population: 2,842 residents (2000)
Elevation: 6,780 feet
Average daily maximum temperature is 83.1 F degrees.
Average daily minimum temperature is 54.8 F degrees.
Established in 1880
Incorporated in 1901
Williams is the city that is known as the Gateway to the Grand Canyon. The Santa Fe Railroad laid tracks from Williams to the Grand Canyon in 1901 and began hauling tourists to the South Rim, giving Williams a legitimate claim to that honor. Williams continues to prosper with the reopening of passenger rail service to the Grand Canyon.
The first settlers arrived in Williams in 1876, but nothing much happened until the railroad arrived on September 1, 1882. After that, the two most important... Read more >>
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