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Welcome to Murray ...

The Town of Murray is located in Orleans County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Murray has a population of 4,665 people<3> (see below for details).

Murray is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Murray lies within the (585) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Murray had an population of 4,665 people. This is a decrease of 6.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Murray had a population of 4,988 people (or 11.63% of the total population of Orleans County). This makes Murray the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Murray represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 479th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,988 people, the population of Murray decreased 20.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,259 people).

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

Communities near Murray ...

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

  • Greece [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greece
    • Greece [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greece have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greece
  • Chili [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chili
    • Chili [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chili have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chili
  • Gates [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gates
    • Gates [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gates
  • Ogden [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogden
    • Ogden [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Parma [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parma
      • Parma [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parma
    • Batavia [Genesee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Batavia
      • Batavia [Genesee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,308 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batavia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batavia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batavia<6>
    • Sweden [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweden
      • Sweden [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweden
    • Hamlin [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
    • Albion [Orleans County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albion
      • Albion [Orleans County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,944 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albion
    • Brockport [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockport
      • Brockport [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brockport<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murray ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within New York

About Orleans County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Orleans County: www.orleansny.com/

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 Orleans, 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 Murray.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murray - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Murray) 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 Murray. 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 MurrayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murray. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2495, Longitude: -78.0581       In this case, the coordinates for Murray 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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