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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>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Little Falls, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Little Falls has a population of 4,634 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Little Falls is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Little Falls is located in the (315) area code.

The ZIP code for Little Falls: 13365<4>

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 (which is 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 total 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 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
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,253 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica <5>
  • Ilion
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ilion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ilion
    • Ilion is located in Herkimer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,616 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ilion <5>
  • Herkimer
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Mohawk
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Frankfort
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankfort
    • Frankfort is located in Herkimer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,403 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort <5>
  • Fort Plain
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Plain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Plain
    • Fort Plain is located in Herkimer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,218 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Plain <5>
  • Canajoharie
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canajoharie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canajoharie
    • Canajoharie is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canajoharie <5>
  • Dolgeville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Saint Johnsville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Johnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Johnsville
    • Saint Johnsville is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,670 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Johnsville <5>
  • Richfield Springs
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield Springs
    • Richfield Springs is located in Otsego County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,174 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richfield Springs <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 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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Little Falls was in the book titled 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, see References and Mentions for Little Falls.

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Little Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Little Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Little Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.









 

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