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Welcome to Elba ...

The village of Elba is located in Genesee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elba has a population of 631 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Elba is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Elba: (585)

Websites for Elba ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.geneseeny.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elba had an population of 631 people. This is a decrease of 6.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elba had a population of 676 people. This makes Elba the county's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 676 people, the population of Elba decreased 2.87% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 696 people).

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

Communities Also Named Elba ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Elba - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Tennessee, Utah and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Elba ...

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

  • Ogden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
    • Ogden [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Elba
    • 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
  • Batavia [Genesee County]
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    • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Elba
    • 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]
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    • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Elba
    • 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
  • Newstead [Erie County]
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    • Newstead [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Elba
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,693 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newstead
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albion [Orleans County]
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      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Elba
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Brockport [Monroe County]
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      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Elba
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockport<6>
    • Royalton [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royalton
      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Elba
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royalton
    • Le Roy [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
      • Le Roy [Genesee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Elba
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Clarkson [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Elba
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,072 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Elba
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,861 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elba ...

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

Adding Elba to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Genesee County: www.co.genesee.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 Genesee, 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 Elba.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elba - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Elba) 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 Elba. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ElbaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0768, Longitude: -78.1889       In this case, the coordinates for Elba 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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