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Welcome to Ontario Center ...

Ontario Center is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Ontario Center: Ontario Ctr. (or less commonly used: Ontario Cen., Ontario Cent. or Ontario Cntr.)

Ontario Center is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Ontario Center: (315)

Communities near Ontario Center ...

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

  • Rochester [Monroe County]
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    • Rochester [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Ontario Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<5>
  • Greece [Monroe County]
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    • Greece [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Ontario Center
    • 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.
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  • Irondequoit [Monroe County]
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    • Irondequoit [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Ontario Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,747 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondequoit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Perinton [Monroe County]
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    • Perinton [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ontario Center
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,753 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Webster [Monroe County]
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      • Webster [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Ontario Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Penfield [Monroe County]
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      • Penfield [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ontario Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brighton [Monroe County]
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      • Brighton [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Ontario Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,776 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pittsford [Monroe County]
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      • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Ontario Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Victor [Ontario County]
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      • Victor [Ontario County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ontario Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Farmington [Ontario County]
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      • Farmington [Ontario County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Ontario Center
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,952 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ontario Center ...

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

Adding Ontario Center to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Wayne County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.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 Wayne, 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 Ontario Center - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ontario Center) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ontario Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2259, Longitude: -77.3058       In this case, the coordinates for Ontario Center 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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