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Welcome to Knowlesville ...

Knowlesville is located in Orleans County<1>.

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

Knowlesville is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Knowlesville: (585)

Communities Also Named Knowlesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Knowlesville - it's located in New Brunswick.

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

Communities near Knowlesville ...

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

  • Lockport [Niagara County]
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    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Knowlesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<5>
  • Lockport [Niagara County]
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    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Knowlesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Batavia [Genesee County]
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    • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Knowlesville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,308 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<5>
  • Sweden [Monroe County]
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    • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Knowlesville
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newfane [Niagara County]
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      • Newfane [Niagara County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Knowlesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newstead [Erie County]
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      • Newstead [Erie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Knowlesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,693 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Albion [Orleans County]
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      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Knowlesville
      • 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.
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    • Brockport [Monroe County]
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      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Knowlesville
      • 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>
    • Royalton [Niagara County]
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      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Knowlesville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Clarkson [Monroe County]
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      • Clarkson [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Knowlesville
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knowlesville ...

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

Adding Knowlesville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Knowlesville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Knowlesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Knowlesville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Knowlesville on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Orleans County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Knowlesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Knowlesville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knowlesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2420, Longitude: -78.3106       In this case, the coordinates for Knowlesville 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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