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Welcome to Hector ...

Hector is located in Schuyler County<1>.

Hector is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Hector: (607)

The ZIP code for Hector: 14841<3>

Communities Also Named Hector ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Hector - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Hector ...

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

  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
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    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Hector
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ithaca<5>
  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
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    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Hector
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,345 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ithaca have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
  • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Hector
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,767 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
  • Milo [Yates County]
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    • Milo [Yates County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Hector
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Penn Yan [Yates County]
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      • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Hector
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<5>
    • Newfield [Tompkins County]
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      • Newfield [Tompkins County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Hector
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hector [Schuyler County]
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      • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Hector
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
    • Ulysses [Tompkins County]
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      • Ulysses [Tompkins County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Hector
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulysses have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulysses
    • Jerusalem [Yates County]
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      • Jerusalem [Yates County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Hector
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
    • Romulus [Seneca County]
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      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Hector
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 Hector. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hector.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hector ...

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

Adding Hector to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Schuyler County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Schuyler County: www.lightlink.com/schco/

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 Schuyler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hector - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hector). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hector or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hector) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hector. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HectorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hector. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5007, Longitude: -76.8725    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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