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Welcome to Jamestown ...
The city of Jamestown is located in Chautauqua County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jamestown has a population of 29,046 people<2> (see below for details).
Jamestown is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Jamestown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Jamestown is located in the (716) area code.
The ZIP code for Jamestown: 14701<4>
The community of Jamestown was established in 1810.
Websites for Jamestown ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.chautauquachamber.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Jamestown, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jamestown had an population of 29,046 people. This is a decrease of 6.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.46% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jamestown had a population of 31,146 people (or 23.09% of the total population of Chautauqua County). This makes Jamestown the county's most populous community.
The population of Jamestown represents 0.16% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 31,146 people, the population of Jamestown decreased 1.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,730 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jamestown.
Communities Also Named Jamestown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 68 communities that are also named Jamestown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jamestown.
Communities near Jamestown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jamestown.
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 Jamestown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jamestown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jamestown. 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 Jamestown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jamestown. Our list includes 45 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jamestown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jamestown ...
Looking for more information about Jamestown? 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 Jamestown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jamestown.
Adding Jamestown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jamestown 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 that we've found for Jamestown was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1860.
We also found Jamestown in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jamestown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jamestown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Chautauqua County: www.co.chautauqua.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023