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Welcome to Ilion ...

The village of Ilion is located in the Adirondacks.

Ilion is located in Herkimer County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ilion has a population of 7,677 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ilion.

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

The area code for Ilion: (315)

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 total 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 have 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.

  • Utica [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica [Oneida County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ilion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,253 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • New Hartford [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hartford
    • New Hartford [Oneida County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Ilion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hartford
  • Whitestown [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitestown
    • Whitestown [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Ilion
    • 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
  • Kirkland [Oneida County]
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    • Kirkland [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Ilion
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,027 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marcy [Oneida County]
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      • Marcy [Oneida County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ilion
      • 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
    • Trenton [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ilion
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
    • Little Falls [Herkimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Falls
      • Little Falls [Herkimer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Ilion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Falls<6>
    • Trenton [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
      • Trenton [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ilion
      • 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
    • Paris [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Oneida County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ilion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Minden [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minden
      • Minden [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Ilion
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden

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.

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

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

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Herkimer County

About New York

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/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ilion.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ilion - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Ilion) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ilion. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IlionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ilion. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0115, Longitude: -75.0394       In this case, the coordinates for Ilion have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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