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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.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Batavia has a population of 14,439 people<2> (see below for details).
Batavia is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Batavia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Batavia: (585)
The ZIP code for Batavia: 14020<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Batavia.
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 (or 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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Batavia was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Batavia in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Batavia.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 01 Jun 2023