Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania in the United States. In 2009, the population was estimated at 29,304.











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A Taste of Williamsport, Pennsylvania

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT WILLIAMSPORT?

  1. Williamsport is known internationally as the birthplace of Little League Baseball. Neighboring South Williamsport is the headquarters of Little League Baseball and annually hosts the Little League World Series in late summer.

  2. In the late 19th century Williamsport was known as "The Lumber Capital of the World" because of its thriving lumber industry. It also was the birthplace of the national newspaper Grit in 1882.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $25,946, and the median income for a family was $33,844.

  4. Between January 2008 and November 2008, over 300 million dollars of economic development came into the city. In addition, violent crime has been significantly reduced through the use of foot patrols and community police stations.

Radio Stations:
WXPI 88.5 FM Jersey Shore, PA Variety
WCRG 90.7 FM Williamsport, PA Christian Contemporary
WVSL 92.3 FM Riverside, PA Sports
WBZD 93.3 FM Muncy, PA Oldies
WQKX 94.1 FM Sunbury, PA Top-40
WVRT 97.7 FM Mill Hall, PA Top-40
W281AR (WLYC) 104.1 FM Williamsport, PA Sports
W296AP (WGRC) 107.1 FM Christian Contemporary
WKOK 1070 AM Sunbury, PA News
WRKK 1200 AM Hughesville, PA Talk
WWPA 1340 AM Williamsport, PA News/Talk

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Demographics of Williamsport, Pennsylvania

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

84.11%

12.73%

0.36%

0.57%

1.11%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.




Famous Blacks from Williamsport, Pennsylvania

     






Businesses in Williamsport, Pennsylvania


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - BLACK HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Virtuous Women Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   230 W 3rd St Williamsport, PA 17701 (570) 321-0252


BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Bethune-Douglass Community Center -  Category: Service/Community -  600 Campbell Street Williamsport, PA 17701-4807 (717) 322-5515

  2. Social Services, Training and Education Employment Programs (STEP) -  Category: Affiliates of NAACP -  Lincoln Street P.O. Box 3568 Williamsport, PA 17701-5549 (717) 326-0587


DINING - CATERING

  1. Smokey Jo's -  Category: Barbecue Restaurant, Restaurant, Bar -  1324 W 3rd St, Williamsport, PA 17701-7801 (570) 321-9800




VIDEO CONNECTION


A New Deal Legacy: Williamsport, Pennsylvania.













BLACK CHURCHES

  1. Bethel AME Church -  601 Hepburn Street, Williamsport, PA 17701-5006 (570) 322-1198

  2. Ebenezer Baptist Church -  527 Park Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701 (570) 322-7415  - (visit website)

  3. Living Water Church of God in Christ -  128 E 3rd St, Williamsport, PA 17701-5006 (570) 323-1022

  4. Salem AME Zion Church -  1700 Memorial Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701 (570) 322-5758

  5. Shiloh Baptist Church -  Category: Black Churches -  433 Walnut St. Williamsport, PA 17701-4800 (717) 326-6096







ANNUAL EVENTS

  1. Annual Juneteenth Celebration
    (June)   (570) 419-2502 for more information.

    Acting performance, bands, dancers, carnival for the kids and guest speakers.






 

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