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Welcome to Macedon ...

The Town of Macedon is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Macedon has a population of 8,882 people<3> (see below for details).

Macedon is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Macedon: (315)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Macedon had an population of 8,882 people. This is a decrease of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Macedon had a population of 9,148 people (which is 9.76% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Macedon the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Macedon represents 0.05% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,148 people, the population of Macedon increased 5.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,688 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Macedon.

Communities near Macedon ...

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

  • Rochester [Monroe County]
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    • Rochester [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Macedon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205,225 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
  • Irondequoit [Monroe County]
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    • Irondequoit [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Macedon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondequoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Webster [Monroe County]
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    • Webster [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Macedon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Henrietta [Monroe County]
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    • Henrietta [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Macedon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henrietta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Penfield [Monroe County]
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      • Penfield [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Macedon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brighton [Monroe County]
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      • Brighton [Monroe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Macedon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brighton
    • Pittsford [Monroe County]
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      • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Macedon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Victor [Ontario County]
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      • Victor [Ontario County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Macedon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Arcadia [Wayne County]
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      • Arcadia [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Macedon
      • 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.
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    • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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      • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Macedon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,373 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Macedon ...

Looking for more information about Macedon? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Macedon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Macedon.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Macedon. 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 Macedon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Macedon - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Macedon) 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 Macedon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MacedonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Macedon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0784, Longitude: -77.3114       In this case, the coordinates for Macedon 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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