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Welcome to Arkwright ...

Arkwright is located in Chautauqua County<1>.

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

Arkwright is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arkwright lies within the (716) area code.

Websites for Arkwright ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chautauquachamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Arkwright, the following might be of interest:

Adding Arkwright to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Arkwright in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Arkwright elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arkwright on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arkwright on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Arkwright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Arkwright - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Ontario, Rhode Island and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arkwright.

Communities near Arkwright ...

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

  • Pomfret [Chautauqua County]
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    • Pomfret [Chautauqua County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,846 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Pomfret
  • Dunkirk [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunkirk
    • Dunkirk [Chautauqua County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,756 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunkirk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunkirk<5>
  • Fredonia [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredonia
    • Fredonia [Chautauqua County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredonia<5>
  • Ellicott [Chautauqua County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellicott
    • Ellicott [Chautauqua County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,274 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Ellicott
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hanover [Chautauqua County]
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      • Hanover [Chautauqua County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,585 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Collins [Erie County]
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      • Collins [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,260 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
    • Portland [Chautauqua County]
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      • Portland [Chautauqua County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,619 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Ellery [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellery
      • Ellery [Chautauqua County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,308 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Ellery
    • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chautauqua
      • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,212 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Chautauqua
    • Westfield [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Chautauqua County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,967 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Westfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westfield<5>

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkwright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Arkwright) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkwright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4070, Longitude: -79.2364       In this case, the coordinates for Arkwright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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