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Welcome to Ilion ...
The village of Ilion is located in the Adirondacks.
The location of Ilion has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ilion, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Ilion has a population of 7,677 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Ilion is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Ilion lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ilion lies within the (315) area code.
Websites for Ilion ...
Official Website: www.ilionny.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.herkimercountychamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ilion had an population of 7,677 people. This is a decrease of 4.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.84% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Ilion had a population of 8,053 people (or 12.48% of the total population of Herkimer County). This makes Ilion the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Ilion represents 0.04% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 299th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,053 people, the population of Ilion decreased 6.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,610 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Ilion.
Communities Also Named Ilion ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ilion - they are located in Indiana and Kansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ilion.
Communities near Ilion ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ilion.
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 Ilion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ilion.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ilion. 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 Ilion.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ilion. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ilion.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ilion ...
Looking for more information about Ilion? 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 Ilion, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ilion.
Adding Ilion to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ilion 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 Ilion was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Ilion in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ilion.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Ilion: www.ilionny.com/
The official website for Herkimer County: www.herkimercounty.org/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023