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Welcome to Olcott ...

Olcott is located in Niagara County<1>.

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

Olcott is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Olcott lies within the (716) area code.

Communities Also Named Olcott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Olcott - they are located in California, Kansas, Kentucky, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Olcott ...

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

  • Lockport [Niagara County]
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    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Olcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<5>
  • Lockport [Niagara County]
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    • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Olcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
  • Wheatfield [Niagara County]
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    • Wheatfield [Niagara County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Olcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,988 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lewiston [Niagara County]
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    • Lewiston [Niagara County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Olcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,702 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Niagara on the Lake
    • Newfane [Niagara County]
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      • Newfane [Niagara County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Olcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Royalton [Niagara County]
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      • Royalton [Niagara County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Olcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pendleton [Niagara County]
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      • Pendleton [Niagara County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Olcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,820 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pendleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Porter [Niagara County]
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      • Porter [Niagara County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Olcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porter
    • Ridgeway [Orleans County]
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      • Ridgeway [Orleans County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Olcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgeway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olcott ...

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

Adding Olcott to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Niagara County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.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 Niagara, 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 Olcott - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Olcott) 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 Olcott. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OlcottOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olcott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3378, Longitude: -78.7148       In this case, the coordinates for Olcott 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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