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Welcome to Kenmore ...

The village of Kenmore is located in Erie County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Kenmore, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kenmore has a population of 15,030 people<2> (see below for details).

Kenmore is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kenmore lies within the (716) area code.

Websites for Kenmore ...

Official Website: www.vi.kenmore.ny.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kenmore had an population of 15,030 people. This is a decrease of 2.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kenmore had a population of 15,423 people. This makes Kenmore the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Kenmore represents 0.08% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,423 people, the population of Kenmore decreased 6.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,426 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kenmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 13 communities that are also named Kenmore - they are located in Connecticut, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (3), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Kenmore ...

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

  • Niagara Falls
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Welland
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Niagara Falls
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Lockport
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Port Colborne
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Lackawanna
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Depew
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Lancaster
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Hamburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • East Aurora
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Aurora
    • East Aurora is located in Erie County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,165 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Aurora <4>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kenmore. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kenmore.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kenmore ...

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

Adding Kenmore to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kenmore 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 Kenmore was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Kenmore post office opened in 1891.

We also found Kenmore in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kenmore.

The official website for Kenmore: www.vi.kenmore.ny.us/

The official website for Erie County: www.erie.gov/

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 Erie, 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 Kenmore.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kenmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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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