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Welcome to Lyons ...

The village of Lyons is located in Wayne County<1> and is the County Seat for Wayne County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Lyons had a population of 3,619 people.<3> (see below for details).

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

Lyons is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Lyons: (315)

Communities Also Named Lyons ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Lyons - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Lyons ...

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

  • Farmington [Ontario County]
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    • Farmington [Ontario County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,952 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
  • Arcadia [Wayne County]
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    • Arcadia [Wayne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Lyons
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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    • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Lyons
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canandaigua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canandaigua<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walworth [Wayne County]
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      • Walworth [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walworth
    • Manchester [Ontario County]
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      • Manchester [Ontario County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Macedon [Wayne County]
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      • Macedon [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedon
    • Newark [Wayne County]
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      • Newark [Wayne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,750 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<6>
    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca Falls
      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
    • Sodus [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sodus
      • Sodus [Wayne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Lyons
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sodus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sodus

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lyons. Our list includes 31 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lyons.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lyons ...

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

Adding Lyons to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Wayne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.ny.us/

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 Wayne, 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 Lyons.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lyons - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lyons) 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 Lyons. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LyonsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lyons. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0634, Longitude: -76.9926       In this case, the coordinates for Lyons 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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