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Welcome to Ovid ...

The village of Ovid is located in Seneca County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Ovid, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ovid has a population of 604 people<3> (see below for details).

Ovid is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ovid had an population of 604 people. This is an increase of 0.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ovid had a population of 602 people. This makes Ovid the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 602 people, the population of Ovid decreased 1.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 612 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ovid ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Ovid - they are located in Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Ovid ...

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

  • Geneva
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Seneca Falls
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Penn Yan
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Waterloo
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Trumansburg
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Dundee
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dundee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundee
    • Dundee is located in Yates County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dundee <5>
  • Union Springs
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Aurora
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Interlaken
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Cayuga
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
    • Cayuga is located in Cayuga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 516 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuga <5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ovid. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ovid.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ovid ...

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

Adding Ovid to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ovid in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Ovid was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Ovid in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ovid.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Seneca, 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 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 Ovid.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ovid - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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