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Welcome to Machias ...

Machias is located in Cattaraugus County<1>.

Machias is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Machias is within the boundaries of the (716) area code.

The ZIP code for Machias: 14101<3>

Communities Also Named Machias ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Machias - they are located in Maine and Washington.

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

Communities near Machias ...

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

  • Concord [Erie County]
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    • Concord [Erie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,448 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
  • Collins [Erie County]
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    • Collins [Erie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,239 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collins have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collins
  • Springville [Erie County]
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    • Springville [Erie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<6>
  • Arcade [Wyoming County]
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    • Arcade [Wyoming County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Machias
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,059 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcade have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcade
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Yorkshire [Cattaraugus County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,672 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorkshire have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkshire
    • Colden [Erie County]
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      • Colden [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colden
    • Holland [Erie County]
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      • Holland [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • Cuba [Allegany County]
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      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
    • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklinville
      • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklinville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklinville
    • Sardinia [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardinia
      • Sardinia [Erie County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Machias
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,787 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardinia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardinia

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Machias ...

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

Adding Machias to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Cattaraugus County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cattaraugus County: www.co.cattaraugus.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 Cattaraugus, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Machias - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Machias). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Machias or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Machias) 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 Machias. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MachiasOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Machias. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4194, Longitude: -78.4945    
<5>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.
<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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