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Welcome to Arkwright ...

The Town of Arkwright is located in Chautauqua County<1>.

The location of Arkwright has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Arkwright has a population of 1,038 people<3> (see below for details).

Arkwright is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Arkwright is located in the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Arkwright had an population of 1,038 people. This is a decrease of 2.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.82% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Arkwright ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arkwright.

  • Pomfret [Chautauqua County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomfret have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomfret
    • Pomfret [Chautauqua County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Arkwright
    • Estimated population for 2018: 14,071 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomfret
  • Dunkirk [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunkirk
    • Dunkirk [Chautauqua County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Arkwright
    • Estimated population for 2018: 11,799 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunkirk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunkirk
  • Fredonia [Chautauqua County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredonia
    • Fredonia [Chautauqua County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Arkwright
    • Estimated population for 2018: 10,501 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredonia
  • Ellicott [Chautauqua County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellicott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellicott
    • Ellicott [Chautauqua County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Arkwright
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,333 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellicott
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hanover [Chautauqua County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
      • Hanover [Chautauqua County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Arkwright
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,652 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Portland [Chautauqua County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
      • Portland [Chautauqua County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Arkwright
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,630 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Westfield [Chautauqua County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Chautauqua County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Arkwright
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,600 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
    • Ellery [Chautauqua County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellery
      • Ellery [Chautauqua County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Arkwright
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellery
    • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chautauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chautauqua
      • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Arkwright
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,256 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chautauqua
    • Westfield [Chautauqua County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Chautauqua County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Arkwright
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,006 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westfield

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arkwright. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arkwright.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arkwright.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arkwright. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

The official website for Chautauqua County: www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Chautauqua, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arkwright.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkwright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from 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       In this case, the coordinates for Arkwright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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