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Welcome to Attica ...

The village of Attica is primarily located in Wyoming County<1>. A portion of Attica extends into Genesee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Attica has a population of 2,404 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Attica.

Attica is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Attica: (585)

Websites for Attica ...

Official Website: www.attica.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Attica had an population of 2,404 people. This is a decrease of 5.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Attica had a population of 2,547 people (which is 6.04% of the total population of Wyoming County). This makes Attica the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Attica represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 780th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,547 people, the population of Attica decreased 1.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,597 people).

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

Adding Attica 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 Attica 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 Attica elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities Also Named Attica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Attica - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Attica ...

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

  • Lancaster [Erie County]
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    • Lancaster [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lancaster have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
  • Batavia [Genesee County]
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    • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<6>
  • Aurora [Erie County]
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    • Aurora [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
  • Elma [Erie County]
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    • Elma [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,775 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elma have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elma
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alden [Erie County]
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      • Alden [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,918 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
    • Newstead [Erie County]
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      • Newstead [Erie County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newstead
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
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      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
    • East Aurora [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Aurora
      • East Aurora [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Aurora<6>
    • Marilla [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marilla
      • Marilla [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marilla have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marilla

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 Attica. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Attica.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Attica. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Attica, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Attica.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Attica: www.attica.org/

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 Wyoming, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Attica.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Attica - 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 things 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 Attica

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8641, Longitude: -78.2754    
<5>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.
<6>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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