Before 1737, Williamstown was inhabited by the Lenni-Lenape Indians and was called Squankum – which translates to “Place of Evil Ghosts”. It is located at the corner of Gloucester County and was also known to earlier pioneers as “Pine Township” because of the abundance of pine trees. Presently the population is 17500. Good sand was plentiful in the Williamstown area and became a thriving place for the glass industry to grown. The Free Will Glass manufacturer was the 1st plant in the area. Williamstown is surrounded by Cecil, Cross Keyes, New Brooklyn, Robannam and Victory Lakes. Cross Keys Airport is a public use general aviation airport and next door is Freefall Adventures which is an excellent place to go skydiving. For golf enthusiasts there is Scotland Run Golf Club which is built on an old sand quarry. It was names one of the top 50 public golf courses in the country by Golf World.