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(Yates County)

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Welcome to Bluff Point ...

Bluff Point is located in Yates County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Bluff Point: Bluff Pt.

Bluff Point is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Bluff Point ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.yatesny.com/

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

Communities Also Named Bluff Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Bluff Point: This one is located in Yates County and the other is located in Clinton County.

Beyond New York, there are 4 communities that are also named Bluff Point - they are located in Indiana, Maryland and Ontario.

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

Communities near Bluff Point ...

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

  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Bluff Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<5>
  • Milo [Yates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milo
    • Milo [Yates County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Bluff Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
  • Penn Yan [Yates County]
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    • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Bluff Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<5>
  • Hector [Schuyler County]
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    • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Bluff Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gorham [Ontario County]
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      • Gorham [Ontario County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluff Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gorham
    • Romulus [Seneca County]
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      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Bluff Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romulus
    • Hopewell [Ontario County]
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      • Hopewell [Ontario County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Bluff Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,619 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Starkey [Yates County]
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      • Starkey [Yates County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Bluff Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkey
    • Geneva [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Bluff Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Benton [Yates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Yates County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Bluff Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,727 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bluff Point ...

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

Adding Bluff Point to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Yates, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bluff Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bluff Point) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6142, Longitude: -77.1036       In this case, the coordinates for Bluff Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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