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Welcome to Canandaigua ...

The city of Canandaigua is located in Ontario County<1> and is the County Seat for Ontario County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Canandaigua has a population of 10,156 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Canandaigua is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Canandaigua is located in the (585) area code.

Websites for Canandaigua ...

Official Website:   www.canandaigua.govoffice.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.canandaigua.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Canandaigua had an population of 10,156 people. This is a decrease of 3.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Canandaigua had a population of 10,545 people (or 9.77% of the total population of Ontario County). This makes Canandaigua the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Canandaigua represents 0.05% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 235th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,545 people, the population of Canandaigua decreased 6.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,264 people).

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

Adding Canandaigua to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Canandaigua ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Canandaigua - it's located in Michigan.

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

Communities near Canandaigua ...

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

  • Perinton [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perinton
    • Perinton [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Canandaigua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perinton
  • Pittsford [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsford
    • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Canandaigua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,377 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
  • Victor [Ontario County]
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    • Victor [Ontario County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Canandaigua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,033 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
  • Farmington [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
    • Farmington [Ontario County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Canandaigua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,784 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arcadia [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
      • Arcadia [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Canandaigua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,536 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Geneva [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
      • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Canandaigua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,631 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
    • Mendon [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendon
      • Mendon [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Canandaigua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mendon
    • Walworth [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walworth
      • Walworth [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Canandaigua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,156 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walworth
    • Manchester [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Ontario County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Canandaigua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Macedon [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Macedon
      • Macedon [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Canandaigua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,887 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedon

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Canandaigua. Our list includes 36 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Canandaigua.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canandaigua ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Ontario County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Canandaigua: www.canandaigua.govoffice.com/

The official website for Ontario County: www.co.ontario.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 Ontario, 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 Canandaigua.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canandaigua - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Canandaigua) 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 Canandaigua. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CanandaiguaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canandaigua. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8890, Longitude: -77.2803       In this case, the coordinates for Canandaigua 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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