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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>

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

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ovid.

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 (with a count of 612 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ovid ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ovid
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ovid
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,767 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
  • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ovid
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ovid
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milo [Yates County]
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      • Milo [Yates County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Ovid
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Ovid
      • 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<6>
    • Penn Yan [Yates County]
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      • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Ovid
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<6>
    • Hector [Schuyler County]
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      • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Ovid
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
    • Waterloo [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
      • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Ovid
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,864 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<6>
    • Ulysses [Tompkins County]
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      • Ulysses [Tompkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Ovid
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulysses have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulysses

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ovid was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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About Seneca County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Seneca County: www.co.seneca.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 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 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 Ovid.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ovid - 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- Ovid) 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 Ovid. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OvidOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ovid. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6756, Longitude: -76.8229       In this case, the coordinates for Ovid 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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