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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>

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 telephone area code for Fishers: (585)

Communities Also Named Fishers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Monroe County]
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    • Rochester [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Fishers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<5>
  • Irondequoit [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondequoit
    • Irondequoit [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Fishers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondequoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondequoit
  • Perinton [Monroe County]
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    • Perinton [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Fishers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perinton
  • Webster [Monroe County]
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    • Webster [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Fishers
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Henrietta [Monroe County]
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      • Henrietta [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Fishers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henrietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Penfield [Monroe County]
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      • Penfield [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Fishers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penfield
    • Brighton [Monroe County]
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      • Brighton [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Fishers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pittsford [Monroe County]
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      • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Fishers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsford
    • Chili [Monroe County]
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      • Chili [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Fishers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chili have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chili
    • Gates [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gates
      • Gates [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Fishers
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,259 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gates

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fishers was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ontario County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 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 Fishers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Fishers) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fishers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0087, Longitude: -77.4647       In this case, the coordinates for Fishers 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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