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Welcome to Grant ...

Grant is located in Herkimer County<1>.

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

Grant is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Grant is within the (315) area code.

Websites for Grant ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.herkimercountychamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Grant ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Grant: This one is located in Herkimer County and the other is located in Chautauqua County.

Beyond New York, there are 53 communities that are also named Grant - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (7), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (4), Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Grant ...

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

  • Utica (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,253 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<5>
  • Whitestown (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitestown
    • Whitestown lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,863 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitestown
  • Herkimer (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herkimer
    • Herkimer lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Grant and is located in Herkimer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herkimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herkimer
  • Marcy (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marcy
    • Marcy lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,393 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marcy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marcy
  • Frankfort (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankfort
    • Frankfort lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Grant and is located in Herkimer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
  • Trenton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
  • Trenton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,449 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
  • Boonville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonville
    • Boonville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,446 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonville
  • Deerfield (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerfield
    • Deerfield lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,050 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerfield
  • Floyd (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floyd
    • Floyd lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Grant and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floyd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grant ...

Looking for more information about Grant? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Grant, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Grant.

Adding Grant to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Herkimer County

About New York

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

The official website for Herkimer County: www.herkimercounty.org/

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 Herkimer, 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 Grant - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grant) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3176, Longitude: -75.0604       In this case, the coordinates for Grant 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.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.




 

 

 

 

 


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