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Welcome to Montezuma ...

Montezuma is located in Cayuga County<1>.

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

Montezuma is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Montezuma: (315)

Websites for Montezuma ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cayugacountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Montezuma, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Montezuma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Montezuma - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Nevada (2), New Mexico (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Montezuma ...

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

  • Auburn [Cayuga County]
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    • Auburn [Cayuga County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Montezuma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Van Buren [Onondaga County]
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    • Van Buren [Onondaga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Montezuma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,332 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Buren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Buren
  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Montezuma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<5>
  • Newark [Wayne County]
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    • Newark [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Montezuma
    • 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Montezuma
      • 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
    • Waterloo [Seneca County]
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      • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
    • Skaneateles [Onondaga County]
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      • Skaneateles [Onondaga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skaneateles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skaneateles
    • Phelps [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
      • Phelps [Ontario County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,790 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phelps
    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca Falls
      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Montezuma
      • Estimated population in 2012: 6,677 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
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca Falls<5>
    • Marcellus [Onondaga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marcellus
      • Marcellus [Onondaga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Montezuma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marcellus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marcellus

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montezuma ...

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

Adding Montezuma to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Cayuga County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cayuga County: www.co.cayuga.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 Cayuga, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montezuma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Montezuma) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montezuma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0101, Longitude: -76.7033       In this case, the coordinates for Montezuma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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