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Welcome to Caledonia ...

The village of Caledonia is located in Livingston County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Caledonia has a population of 2,098 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Caledonia is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Caledonia: (585)

Websites for Caledonia ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.livchamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Caledonia had an population of 2,098 people. This is a decrease of 4.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Caledonia had a population of 2,201 people. This makes Caledonia the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Caledonia represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 860th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,201 people, the population of Caledonia decreased 5.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,327 people).

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

Communities Also Named Caledonia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Caledonia: This one is located in Livingston County and the other is located in Saint Lawrence County.

Beyond New York, there are 28 communities that are also named Caledonia - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Caledonia ...

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

  • Rochester [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochester
    • Rochester [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
  • Henrietta [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrietta
    • Henrietta [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henrietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrietta
  • Brighton [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brighton
    • Brighton [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
  • Pittsford [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsford
    • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsford
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chili [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chili
      • Chili [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chili have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chili
    • Gates [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gates
      • Gates [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gates
    • Ogden [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
      • Ogden [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
    • Parma [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
      • Parma [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Caledonia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<6>
    • Sweden [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
      • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Caledonia
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Caledonia ...

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

Adding Caledonia to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Livingston County: www.co.livingston.state.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 Livingston, 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 Caledonia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Caledonia - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Caledonia) 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 Caledonia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CaledoniaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Caledonia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9755, Longitude: -77.8572       In this case, the coordinates for Caledonia 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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