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Welcome to Little Falls ...

The city of Little Falls is located in the Adirondacks.

Little Falls is located in Herkimer County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Little Falls has a population of 4,634 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Little Falls.

The community of Little Falls is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Little Falls is within the (315) area code.

Websites for Little Falls ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.herkimercountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Little Falls, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Little Falls had an population of 4,634 people. This is a decrease of 6.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Little Falls had a population of 4,946 people (or 7.67% of the total population of Herkimer County). This makes Little Falls the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Little Falls represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 483rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,946 people, the population of Little Falls decreased 4.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,188 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Little Falls.

Communities Also Named Little Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Little Falls - they are located in Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Little Falls ...

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

  • Utica [Oneida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica [Oneida County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Little Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,253 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • German Flatts [Herkimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for German Flatts
    • German Flatts [Herkimer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Little Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for German Flatts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on German Flatts
  • Herkimer [Herkimer County]
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    • Herkimer [Herkimer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Little Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herkimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herkimer
  • Ilion [Herkimer County]
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    • Ilion [Herkimer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Little Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ilion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ilion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ilion<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Herkimer [Herkimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herkimer
      • Herkimer [Herkimer County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Little Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herkimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herkimer<6>
    • Frankfort [Herkimer County]
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      • Frankfort [Herkimer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Little Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
    • Minden [Montgomery County]
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      • Minden [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Little Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
    • Deerfield [Oneida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deerfield
      • Deerfield [Oneida County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Little Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,050 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deerfield
    • Canajoharie [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canajoharie
      • Canajoharie [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Little Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,578 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canajoharie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canajoharie
    • Schuyler [Herkimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schuyler
      • Schuyler [Herkimer County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Little Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuyler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuyler

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Little Falls. Our list includes 19 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Little Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little Falls ...

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

Adding Little Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Little Falls 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 Little Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Herkimer County: www.herkimercounty.org/

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 Herkimer, 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 Little Falls.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Little Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Little Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Little FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0456, Longitude: -74.8554       In this case, the coordinates for Little Falls 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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