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Town of Arkwright, New York

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Welcome to Arkwright ...

The Town of Arkwright is located in Chautauqua County.

The location of Arkwright has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Arkwright has a population of 1,042 people<2> (see below for details).

Arkwright is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arkwright lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Arkwright: (716)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Arkwright had a population of 1,061 people. This makes Arkwright the county's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,061 people, the population of Arkwright decreased 5.77% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,126 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arkwright had an population of 1,042 people. This is a decrease of 1.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.46% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arkwright.

Communities near Arkwright ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Chautauqua   [Map]   4,297   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dunkirk   [Map]   11,848   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Ellery   [Map]   4,356   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ellicott   [Map]   8,406   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   10,567   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Hanover   [Map]   6,813   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arkwright.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arkwright. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arkwright. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arkwright.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arkwright:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkwright ...

Looking for more information about Arkwright? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Arkwright? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arkwright, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arkwright.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arkwright. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arkwright.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkwright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arkwright) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arkwright. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Arkwright

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkwright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3881, Longitude: -79.2425     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arkwright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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