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Welcome to Batavia ...

The city of Batavia is located in Genesee County<1> and is the County Seat for Genesee County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Batavia has a population of 14,439 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Batavia is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Batavia is located in the (585) area code.

Websites for Batavia ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.geneseeny.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Batavia had an population of 14,439 people. This is a decrease of 6.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Batavia had a population of 15,465 people (which is 25.74% of the total population of Genesee County). This makes Batavia the county's most populous community.

The population of Batavia represents 0.08% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,465 people, the population of Batavia decreased 4.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,256 people).

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

Communities Also Named Batavia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Batavia - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Montana, Ohio and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Batavia ...

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

  • Sweden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
    • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Batavia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,895 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
  • Alden [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alden
    • Alden [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Batavia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,911 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
  • Newstead [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newstead
    • Newstead [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Batavia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,693 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newstead
  • Albion [Orleans County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
    • Albion [Orleans County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Batavia
    • 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) ...
    • Brockport [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockport
      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Batavia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockport<6>
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Batavia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Attica [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attica
      • Attica [Wyoming County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Batavia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Attica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attica
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Batavia
      • 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>
    • Riga [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riga
      • Riga [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Batavia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riga
    • Medina [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medina
      • Medina [Orleans County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Batavia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,584 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medina<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Batavia. Our list includes 28 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Batavia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Batavia ...

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

Adding Batavia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Batavia 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 Batavia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Batavia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Genesee County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Genesee County: www.co.genesee.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 Genesee, 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 Batavia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Batavia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Batavia) 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 Batavia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BataviaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Batavia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9987, Longitude: -78.1809       In this case, the coordinates for Batavia 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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