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Welcome to Freedom ...

Freedom is located in Cattaraugus County<1>.

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

Freedom is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Freedom: (716)

Communities Also Named Freedom ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Freedom - they are located in Alberta, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Freedom ...

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

  • Concord [Erie County]
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    • Concord [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,448 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
  • Springville [Erie County]
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    • Springville [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<5>
  • Arcade [Wyoming County]
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    • Arcade [Wyoming County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,059 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcade
  • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Freedom
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,672 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorkshire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkshire
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Colden [Erie County]
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      • Colden [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colden
    • Holland [Erie County]
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      • Holland [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • Cuba [Allegany County]
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      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
    • Wales [Erie County]
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      • Wales [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,008 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wales have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wales
    • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
    • Sardinia [Erie County]
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      • Sardinia [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Freedom
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,787 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardinia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardinia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freedom ...

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

Adding Freedom to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cattaraugus County: www.co.cattaraugus.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 Cattaraugus, 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 Freedom - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Freedom) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freedom. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4848, Longitude: -78.3311       In this case, the coordinates for Freedom 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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