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Welcome to Dix ...

The Town of Dix is located in Schuyler County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Dix has a population of 3,881 people<3> (see below for details).

Dix is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dix is within the (607) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dix had an population of 3,881 people. This is an increase of 0.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Dix had a population of 3,864 people (which is 21.07% of the total population of Schuyler County). This makes Dix the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Dix represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 583rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,864 people, the population of Dix decreased 7.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,197 people).

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

Communities near Dix ...

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

  • Elmira [Chemung County]
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    • Elmira [Chemung County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Dix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,045 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira<6>
  • Horseheads [Chemung County]
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    • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Dix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,600 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseheads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
  • Corning [Steuben County]
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    • Corning [Steuben County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Dix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning<6>
  • Southport [Chemung County]
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    • Southport [Chemung County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Dix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Erwin [Steuben County]
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      • Erwin [Steuben County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,073 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Big Flats [Chemung County]
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      • Big Flats [Chemung County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Dix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Flats have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Flats
    • Elmira [Chemung County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira
      • Elmira [Chemung County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Dix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Horseheads [Chemung County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseheads
      • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Dix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horseheads<6>
    • Corning [Steuben County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
      • Corning [Steuben County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Dix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,084 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
    • Newfield [Tompkins County]
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      • Newfield [Tompkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Dix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dix ...

Looking for more information about Dix? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dix, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dix.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Schuyler County: www.lightlink.com/schco/

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 Schuyler, 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 Dix.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dix - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dix) 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 Dix. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DixOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dix. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3279, Longitude: -76.9069       In this case, the coordinates for Dix 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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