Welcome to Williamsport, Indiana, home to approximately 2000 residents. Located in Warren County, Williamsport is a quaint little town with plenty of history behind it. It’s named after William Harrison. He settled near the Wabash River on the east side of what is now known as Main Street and started offering a ferry service to cross the river.
The idea was to invite shipping traffic to Williamsport by creating a short cut-off canal, which gave town of Williamsport the nickname of “Side-Cut City.” The city attracted a plenty of hardworking residents and visitors who worked together to contribute to the rich culture that you can find in this town today. Despite the size of this town, there’s a lot going on, and there’s always a lot to see.
Williamsport is located on the western border of the Wabash River and is home to the most impressive 90-foot waterfall (the tallest in the state) aptly named Williamsport Falls. Williamsport Falls are in the center of town near where North Monroe Street and the train tracks intersect.
Homes for sale in Williamsport offer a great variety in terms of size of structure and land and neighbourhoods as well. Your Williamsport realtor will be happy to show you many options of homes with as much or as little acreage as you want.
Williamsport also has a great supply of vacant lots for sale with varying acreage, so you can built the perfect home for you and your family. Williamsport homes for sale offer a great variety, and your Tucker realtor is an expert in everything related to living and working in the Williamsport area. Come to Tucker with any questions about this great town, and we’ll make sure we find you the perfect place to call home.
There are plenty of grocery stores, convenience stores, retail shops, and other places to shop in and around Williamsport as well as across the river in Attica. Between these two small towns, within five miles of each other, all the conveniences of bigger towns can be found in a short drive.
If you’re looking to enjoy a meal at a local restaurant, you can find a variety of fast food and finer foods all within Williamsport and Attica. From pizza and burgers to sit-down pubs and lounges, the whole family will enjoy the variety of restaurants offered in this community.
Of course, for those who are interested in something a little fancier, you’re just a short 30 miles from Lafayette, a major retail center where there is plenty of shopping and dining available.
There are many historic places that can be visited in Williamsport. The Williamsport Presbyterian Church was built at the end of the 19th century and was listed in 1998 on the Indiana Register of Historic Sites and Structures after being restored. It still houses its original pews, bell, pulpit, and beautiful stained glass windows.
Williamsport is also lucky to have a Carnegie Library in town. The Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library was built in 1917 and houses some incredible books.
The Warren County Courthouse opened at the turn of the 20th century and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Another famous building, the “Tower House” was built in the mid-1800s and was called “Tower House” because there is a three-story tower as part of the structure. There were originally two houses that were mirror-images of each other; however, the second home was burnt down in a fire in the 1990s and all that remains is the single house.
Just across the Wabash River is Attica, a great little neighboring city with plenty of activities to complement Williamsport’s venues including Harrison Hills Country Club, Ravine Park, and plenty of other suitable for the whole family.
Most residents who live in Williamsport work in manufacturing. Within Williamsport you will find TMF Center, GL Technologies, and Kuri-Tec all within the manufacturing industry and employing most of the residents.
There are many other employment opportunities within the health services thanks to the county’s hospital, St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital, which also operates an emergency room 24 hours a day including an ambulance service for the county. There is a nursing home as well for local county residents. Because of Williamsport’s close proximity to larger towns like Attica, West Lebanon and even Lafayette, it’s easy for residents to find employment in Williamsport or close by. For most residents the average commute time to work is less than 20 minutes each way.
The town teaches students in Grades K–6 at Williamsport Elementary School and Seeger Memorial Junior/Senior High School for Grades 7–12.
Post-secondary schools in the area include Danville Area Community College which is approximately 20 miles from Williamsport and Purdue University, which is less than 25 miles from Williamsport. There are also several post-secondary schools that are between 50 and 60 miles of Williamsport: DePauw University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Indiana State University, and Parkland College in Illinois.