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Welcome to Massena ...

The Town of Massena is located in Saint Lawrence County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Massena has a population of 12,043 people<3> (see below for details).

Massena is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Massena lies within the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Massena had an population of 12,043 people. This is a decrease of 6.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Massena had a population of 12,883 people (or 11.51% of the total population of Saint Lawrence County). This makes Massena the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Massena represents 0.07% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,883 people, the population of Massena decreased 1.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,121 people).

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

Communities near Massena ...

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

  • Cornwall
  • Norfolk [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Norfolk [Saint Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Massena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,475 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norfolk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norfolk
  • Stockholm [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Stockholm [Saint Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Massena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockholm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockholm
  • Louisville [Saint Lawrence County]
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    • Louisville [Saint Lawrence County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Massena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,021 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
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    • Moira [Franklin County]
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      • Moira [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Massena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,763 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moira
    • Brasher [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Brasher [Saint Lawrence County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Massena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,361 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brasher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brasher
    • Waddington [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Waddington [Saint Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Massena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waddington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waddington
    • Lawrence [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Lawrence [Saint Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Massena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,784 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence
    • Madrid [Saint Lawrence County]
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      • Madrid [Saint Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Massena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madrid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madrid
    • Fort Covington [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Covington
      • Fort Covington [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Massena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Covington

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Massena ...

Looking for more information about Massena? 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 Massena, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Massena.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Saint Lawrence County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saint Lawrence County: www.co.st-lawrence.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 Saint Lawrence, 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 Massena.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Massena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Massena) 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 Massena. 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 Massena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Massena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9587, Longitude: -74.8341       In this case, the coordinates for Massena 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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