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Our Genealogy Helper for Lockport ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Lockport (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this our Genealogical Helper for Lockport. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Lockport is located in Niagara County.

To see how the shape of New York's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Niagara County: Erie, Genesee & Orleans.

Below are the counties that are near Lockport. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Lockport:

  • Niagara County     (The home county of Lockport)
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<2>
    • South Lockport [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Lockport
      • South Lockport [Niagara County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the west of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Lockport
    • Raymond [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
      • Raymond [Niagara County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
    • Lockport Junction [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport Junction
      • Lockport Junction [Niagara County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport Junction
    • Wrights Corners [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrights Corners
      • Wrights Corners [Niagara County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrights Corners
    • Rapids [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rapids
      • Rapids [Niagara County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rapids
    • Dysinger [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dysinger
      • Dysinger [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dysinger have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dysinger
    • Gasport [Niagara County]
    • Warrens Corners [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrens Corners
      • Warrens Corners [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrens Corners
    • Pendleton [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendleton
      • Pendleton [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pendleton
    • Royalton [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royalton
      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royalton
    • Corwin [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corwin
      • Corwin [Niagara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corwin
    • Ridgewood [Niagara County]
  • Erie County
    • Wolcottsburg [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolcottsburg
      • Wolcottsburg [Erie County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolcottsburg
    • Swormville [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swormville
      • Swormville [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swormville
    • Clarence [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
      • Clarence [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • Amherst [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
      • Amherst [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
    • Clarence Center [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence Center
      • Clarence Center [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarence Center have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence Center<2>
    • Getzville [Erie County]
    • Harris Hill [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris Hill
      • Harris Hill [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Hill
    • Akron Junction [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron Junction
      • Akron Junction [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron Junction
    • Akron [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron
      • Akron [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akron have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<2>
    • Newstead [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newstead
      • Newstead [Erie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,693 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newstead have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newstead
    • Williamsville [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsville
      • Williamsville [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsville<2>
    • Amherst [Erie County]
    • Tonawanda [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
      • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tonawanda<2>
  • Genesee County
    • Amherst [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
      • Amherst [Genesee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
    • Alabama [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabama
      • Alabama [Genesee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabama
    • Alabama [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabama
      • Alabama [Genesee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabama have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabama
    • Basom [Genesee County]
    • Wheatville [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatville
      • Wheatville [Genesee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheatville
    • Pembroke [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pembroke
      • Pembroke [Genesee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Corfu [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corfu
      • Corfu [Genesee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corfu
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corfu<2>
    • Oakfield [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakfield
      • Oakfield [Genesee County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakfield have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakfield
    • Oakfield [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakfield
      • Oakfield [Genesee County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,681 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakfield<2>
    • Darien [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darien
      • Darien [Genesee County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Darien have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darien
    • Ridgewood Village [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgewood Village
      • Ridgewood Village [Genesee County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgewood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgewood Village
    • Bushville [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushville
      • Bushville [Genesee County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushville
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
  • Monroe County
    • Sweden [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
      • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
    • Brockport [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockport
      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,868 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockport<2>
    • Clarkson [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarkson
      • Clarkson [Monroe County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,072 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarkson have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarkson
    • Clarkson [Monroe County]
    • Hamlin [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Monroe County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
    • Hamlin [Monroe County]
    • Churchville [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churchville
      • Churchville [Monroe County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,118 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Churchville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Churchville<2>
    • Riga [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riga
      • Riga [Monroe County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,649 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riga have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riga
  • Orleans County
    • Jeddo [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeddo
      • Jeddo [Orleans County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeddo
    • Lakewood Village [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood Village
      • Lakewood Village [Orleans County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood Village
    • Shelby [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
      • Shelby [Orleans County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,977 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelby have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Medina [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medina
      • Medina [Orleans County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,584 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medina<2>
    • Ridgeway [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
      • Ridgeway [Orleans County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
    • Lyndonville [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndonville
      • Lyndonville [Orleans County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndonville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyndonville<2>
    • Yates [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yates
      • Yates [Orleans County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yates have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yates
    • West Barre [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Barre
      • West Barre [Orleans County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Barre
    • Shadigee [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shadigee
      • Shadigee [Orleans County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shadigee
    • Eagle Harbor [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagle Harbor
      • Eagle Harbor [Orleans County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagle Harbor
    • Barre [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barre
      • Barre [Orleans County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,843 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barre have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barre
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albion<2>
  • Wyoming County
    • Folsomdale [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Folsomdale
      • Folsomdale [Wyoming County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Folsomdale
    • Bennington [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennington
      • Bennington [Wyoming County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bennington have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennington
    • Attica [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attica
      • Attica [Wyoming County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,386 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attica<2>
    • Harris Corners [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris Corners
      • Harris Corners [Wyoming County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris Corners
    • Attica [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attica
      • Attica [Wyoming County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,852 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Attica have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attica
    • Sheldon [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheldon
      • Sheldon [Wyoming County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheldon have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheldon
    • Dale [Wyoming County]
    • Java Village [Wyoming County]
    • Middlebury [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middlebury
      • Middlebury [Wyoming County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,355 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middlebury have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middlebury
    • Orangeville [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangeville
      • Orangeville [Wyoming County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orangeville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orangeville
    • North Java [Wyoming County]
    • Java Center [Wyoming County]
    • Java [Wyoming County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Java
      • Java [Wyoming County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Java have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Java

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Lockport, see our County-by-County Page for Lockport.

Newspapers Published in Lockport ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 140 newspapers that have been published in the area around Lockport.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Lockport, there are papers which were published within 16 miles [25.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Lockport.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Lockport:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from New York
    • Stories from Ontario

Cemeteries Near Lockport ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Lockport.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Lockport covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Stahler Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stahler Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Stahler Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stahler Cemetery
  • Shaeffer Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shaeffer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mt. Calvary Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • German Reformed Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the German Reformed Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • St. Mary's RC Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Mary's RC Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • St. Patricks Cemetery
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    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Patricks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<5>

While we didn't find Lockport in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Lockport.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Lockport, with the one closest to Lockport listed first.

  • Lockport [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Lockport
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 16,038 people
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Lockport had a post office and railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<2>
  • Raymond [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raymond
    • Raymond [Niagara County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Raymond had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
  • Lockport Junction [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport Junction
    • Lockport Junction [Niagara County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Lockport
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Lockport Junction had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wrights Corners [Niagara County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrights Corners
    • Wrights Corners [Niagara County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Lockport
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 120 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Wrights Corners had a post office and no railroad service
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  • Millersport [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersport
    • Millersport [Erie County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the south of Lockport
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Millersport had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Rapids [Niagara County]
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    • Rapids [Niagara County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Lockport
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 121 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Rapids had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hickory Corners [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Corners
      • Hickory Corners [Niagara County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Lockport
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hickory Corners had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pendleton Center [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendleton Center
      • Pendleton Center [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Lockport
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pendleton Center had a post office and railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendleton Center have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pendleton [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pendleton
      • Pendleton [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Lockport
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 132 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Pendleton had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dysinger [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dysinger
      • Dysinger [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Dysinger had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dysinger have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • McNalls [Niagara County]
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      • McNalls [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Lockport
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, McNalls had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McNalls have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Gasport [Niagara County]
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      • Gasport [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Lockport
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 478 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Gasport had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gasport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gasport<2>
    • Orangeport [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orangeport
      • Orangeport [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Lockport
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 129 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Orangeport had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orangeport have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Warrens Corners [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warrens Corners
      • Warrens Corners [Niagara County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northwest of Lockport
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 181 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Warrens Corners had a post office and no railroad service
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    • Mapleton [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
      • Mapleton [Niagara County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Lockport
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Mapleton had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mapleton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Lockport. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lockport.

Mentions & References for Lockport

The Communities of New York

About Niagara County

About New York

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

The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Lockport) 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 Lockport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LockportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lockport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1531, Longitude: -78.6761       In this case, the coordinates for Lockport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lockport, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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