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Welcome to Kent ...

Kent is located in Orleans County<1>.

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

Kent is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Kent is within the (585) area code.

Websites for Kent ...

Official Website: www.townofkent.org/

Communities Also Named Kent ...

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

Beyond New York, there are 47 communities that are also named Kent - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Kent ...

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

  • Ogden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
    • Ogden [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Kent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
  • Parma [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
    • Parma [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Kent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
  • Sweden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
    • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Kent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,895 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
  • Hamlin [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
    • Hamlin [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Kent
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Kent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Brockport [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockport
      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Kent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockport<5>
    • Clarkson [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Kent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,072 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
    • Ridgeway [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Orleans County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Kent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
    • Hilton [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilton
      • Hilton [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Kent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,750 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilton<5>
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Kent
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kent ...

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

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About Orleans County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kent: www.townofkent.org/

The official website for Orleans County: www.orleansny.com/

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 Orleans, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kent) 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 Kent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3278, Longitude: -78.1353       In this case, the coordinates for Kent have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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