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Welcome to Fishers ...

Fishers is located in Ontario County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Fishers, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Fishers is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Fishers: (585)

Communities Also Named Fishers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Fishers: This one is located in Ontario County and the other is located in Livingston County.

Beyond New York, there are 7 communities that are also named Fishers - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Fishers ...

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

  • Rochester
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Canandaigua
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Newark
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • East Rochester
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Rochester
    • East Rochester is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,458 people
  • Webster
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
    • Webster is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,723 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webster <4>
  • Fairport
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Palmyra
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Avon
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avon
    • Avon is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,294 people
  • Honeoye Falls
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Victor
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Victor
    • Victor is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Victor <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fishers ...

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

Adding Fishers to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fishers in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fishers was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fishers.

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

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 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 Fishers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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