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Welcome to Interlaken ...

The village of Interlaken is located in Seneca County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Interlaken, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1904.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Interlaken has a population of 602 people<2> (see below for details).

Interlaken is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Interlaken: 14847<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Interlaken had an population of 602 people (or a decrease of 10.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Interlaken had a population of 602 people. This makes Interlaken the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 602 people, the population of Interlaken decreased 10.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 674 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Interlaken.

Communities Also Named Interlaken ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Interlaken: This one is located in Seneca County and the other is located in Saratoga County.

Beyond New York, there are 9 communities that are also named Interlaken - they are located in California, Colorado (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, North Dakota and Washington.

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

Communities near Interlaken ...

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

  • Ithaca
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ithaca
    • Ithaca is located in Tompkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,981 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ithaca <5>
  • Penn Yan
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Lansing
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Lansing
    • Lansing is located in Tompkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,866 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing <5>
  • Cayuga Heights
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga Heights
    • Cayuga Heights is located in Tompkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,526 people
  • Groton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Watkins Glen
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkins Glen
    • Watkins Glen is located in Schuyler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,851 people
    • Former names for Watkins Glen:
    • Jefferson
    • Salubria
    • Watkins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkins Glen <5>
  • Trumansburg
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Dundee
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dundee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundee
    • Dundee is located in Yates County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dundee <5>
  • Montour Falls
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montour Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montour Falls
    • Montour Falls is located in Schuyler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,592 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montour Falls <5>
  • Moravia
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Interlaken ...

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

Adding Interlaken to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Interlaken 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 Interlaken was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Interlaken post office opened in 1904.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Interlaken.

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

The official website for Seneca County: www.co.seneca.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 Seneca, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Interlaken.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Interlaken - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 village (such as Interlaken). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Interlaken or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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