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Welcome to Fayette ...

Fayette is located in Seneca County<1>.

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

Fayette is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Fayette ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Fayette - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Fayette ...

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

  • Auburn [Cayuga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Cayuga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Fayette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Fayette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<5>
  • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Fayette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
  • Waterloo [Seneca County]
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    • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Fayette
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milo [Yates County]
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      • Milo [Yates County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Fayette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
    • Phelps [Ontario County]
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      • Phelps [Ontario County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Fayette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,790 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Fayette
      • Estimated population in 2012: 6,677 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca Falls<5>
    • Penn Yan [Yates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penn Yan
      • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Fayette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<5>
    • Waterloo [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
      • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Fayette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,864 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<5>
    • Romulus [Seneca County]
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      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Fayette
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romulus

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fayette ...

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

Adding Fayette to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Seneca County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Seneca County: www.co.seneca.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 Seneca, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fayette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Fayette) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fayette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8142, Longitude: -76.8091       In this case, the coordinates for Fayette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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