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Welcome to Macedon ...

The village 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 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Macedon had a population of 1,523 people.<3> (see below for details).

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

Macedon is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Macedon lies within the (315) area code.

Communities Also Named Macedon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Macedon - they are located in Ohio and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia 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
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<6>
  • Irondequoit [Monroe County]
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    • Irondequoit [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondequoit
  • Perinton [Monroe County]
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    • Perinton [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Macedon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perinton
  • Webster [Monroe County]
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    • Webster [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Henrietta [Monroe County]
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      • Henrietta [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrietta
    • Penfield [Monroe County]
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      • Penfield [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penfield
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsford
    • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
    • Farmington [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
      • Farmington [Ontario County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Macedon
      • 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

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. Our list includes 8 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Macedon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Macedon.

Adding Macedon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Macedon on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for New York (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Wayne County

About New York

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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Macedon. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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: 43.0683, Longitude: -77.3037       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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