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Attica, New York

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Welcome to Attica ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Attica has a population of 2,440 people<1> (see below for details).

Attica is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Attica is located in the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 2,597 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Attica had an population of 2,440 people. This is a decrease of 4.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.05% 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 and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017
Alden   [Map]   10,063   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Aurora   [Map]   13,888   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Batavia   [Map]   6,925   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Batavia   [Map]   14,661   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
East Aurora   [Map]   6,250   W   18 miles [29 km]
Elma   [Map]   11,811   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

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.

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. Our list includes 14 papers.

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

Websites for Attica ...

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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Wyoming County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Attica:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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 drawn 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 for our own planning, 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: 42.8640, Longitude: -78.2805     [Map].

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