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Welcome to Dansville ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dansville has a population of 4,378 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Dansville is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dansville lies within the (585) area code.

Websites for Dansville ...

Official Website:   www.dansvilleny.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.livchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dansville had an population of 4,378 people. This is a decrease of 7.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dansville had a population of 4,719 people (which is 7.22% of the total population of Livingston County). This makes Dansville the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Dansville represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 502nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,719 people, the population of Dansville decreased 2.34% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,832 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dansville ...

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

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

Communities near Dansville ...

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

  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneseo
    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Dansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,450 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
  • Hornell [Steuben County]
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    • Hornell [Steuben County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Dansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornell<6>
  • Geneseo [Livingston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneseo
    • Geneseo [Livingston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Dansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo<6>
  • Livonia [Livingston County]
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    • Livonia [Livingston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Dansville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,533 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livonia
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mount Morris [Livingston County]
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      • Mount Morris [Livingston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Dansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Morris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Morris
    • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
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      • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Dansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornellsville
    • Wayland [Steuben County]
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      • Wayland [Steuben County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Dansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Perry [Wyoming County]
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      • Perry [Wyoming County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Dansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<6>
    • Richmond [Ontario County]
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      • Richmond [Ontario County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Dansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Groveland [Livingston County]
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      • Groveland [Livingston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Dansville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,163 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dansville ...

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

Adding Dansville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dansville: www.dansvilleny.org/

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 Dansville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dansville - 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- Dansville) 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 Dansville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DansvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dansville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5623, Longitude: -77.6968       In this case, the coordinates for Dansville 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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