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1890

The site of Williamson was still farmland

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1895

Williamson became the county seat of Mingo County

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1896

Matewan challenged Williamson as county seat of Mingo County

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1905

Williamson was incorporated

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1933

The Coal House was built in Williamson of bituminous coal

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1950

Williamson population peaked at 8,624

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1966

The Mingo County Courthouse was built in Williamson

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Apr 05, 1977

Tug Fork reached a record 52.56 feet, more than 25 feet above flood stage

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1980

The Williamson Coal House was added to the National Register of Historic Places

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1991

A floodwall was built at Williamson to protect the town from the Tug River

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1991

A flood wall was built at Williamson

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2000

Williamson population was 3,414

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