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Town of Attica, New York

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The location of Town of Attica

Welcome to Attica ...

The Town of Attica is located in Wyoming County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Attica has a population of 7,188 people<2> (see below for details).

Attica is 1,310 feet [399 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Attica: (585)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Attica had a population of 7,702 people (or 18.27% of the total population of Wyoming County). This makes Attica the county's most populous community.

The population of Attica represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 317th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,702 people, the population of Attica increased 27.77% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,028 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Attica had an population of 7,188 people. This is a decrease of 6.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Attica ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Alden   [Map]   10,063   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Batavia   [Map]   6,925   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Batavia   [Map]   14,661   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Aurora   [Map]   6,250   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elma   [Map]   11,811   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Le Roy   [Map]   7,339   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Attica. 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 Attica. 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 Attica.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attica ...

Looking for more information about Attica? 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 Attica? 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 Attica, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Attica.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Attica. 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 Attica.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Attica - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Attica) 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 Attica. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Attica

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8317, Longitude: -78.2495     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Attica have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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