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Welcome to Barker ...

The village of Barker is located in Niagara County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Barker has a population of 507 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Barker is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Barker lies within the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barker had an population of 507 people. This is a decrease of 4.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Barker had a population of 533 people. This makes Barker the county's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 533 people, the population of Barker decreased 7.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 577 people).

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

Communities Also Named Barker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Barker: This one is located in Niagara County and the other is located in Broome County.

Beyond New York, there are 19 communities that are also named Barker - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota (2), Montana (3), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Barker ...

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

  • Lockport [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Barker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<6>
  • Lockport [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Barker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
  • Newfane [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newfane
    • Newfane [Niagara County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Barker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newfane
  • Albion [Orleans County]
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    • Albion [Orleans County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Barker
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Royalton [Niagara County]
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      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Barker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royalton
    • Pendleton [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendleton
      • Pendleton [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Barker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
    • Ridgeway [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Orleans County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Barker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
    • Wilson [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Barker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,750 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Barker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<6>
    • Cambria [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambria
      • Cambria [Niagara County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Barker
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambria have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambria

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barker. 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 Barker.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barker ...

Looking for more information about Barker? 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 Barker, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Barker.

Adding Barker to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Barker was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barker. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.com/

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 Niagara, 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 Barker.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barker - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Barker) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Barker. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BarkerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3283, Longitude: -78.5535       In this case, the coordinates for Barker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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