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Welcome to Jerusalem ...

The Town of Jerusalem is located in Yates County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Jerusalem has a population of 4,521 people<3> (see below for details).

Jerusalem is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jerusalem had an population of 4,521 people. This is an increase of 1.16% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Jerusalem had a population of 4,469 people (or 17.63% of the total population of Yates County). This makes Jerusalem the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Jerusalem represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 521st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,469 people, the population of Jerusalem decreased 1.24% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,525 people).

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

Communities near Jerusalem ...

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

  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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    • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,373 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canandaigua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
  • Milo [Yates County]
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    • Milo [Yates County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
  • Penn Yan [Yates County]
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    • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gorham [Ontario County]
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      • Gorham [Ontario County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Romulus [Seneca County]
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      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hopewell [Ontario County]
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      • Hopewell [Ontario County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,619 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Starkey [Yates County]
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      • Starkey [Yates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,473 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starkey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Geneva [Ontario County]
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      • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Benton [Yates County]
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      • Benton [Yates County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,727 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jerusalem ...

Looking for more information about Jerusalem? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Jerusalem, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Jerusalem.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Yates County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Yates, 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 Jerusalem.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jerusalem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jerusalem) 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 Jerusalem. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JerusalemOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jerusalem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6115, Longitude: -77.1580       In this case, the coordinates for Jerusalem 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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