City Hall, Williamson, West Virginia

John Cowgill: Stories of the Railroad

City Hall, Williamson, West Virginia. It is the old train station.

In the southwest region of the U.S. state of West Virginia on the Kentucky border is the town of Williamson. It was incorporated in 1892, and it is uncertain who the town is named for. Some say that it is named for Wallace J. Williamson who owned the land where the town sits, and some say it is named for his father, Benjamin F. Williamson. Regardless, it is a small town, and it has a city hall where the town government meets. To see city hall in Williamson is definite worth your time if you are ever in the region.

Some of you are saying, “City Hall? City Hall is City Hall. Like any other town that has a city hall, it is just like the others. Some many be more fancy that others, but the same thing happens…

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