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Welcome to Palmyra ...

The Town of Palmyra is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Palmyra has a population of 7,508 people<3> (see below for details).

Palmyra is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Palmyra: (315)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palmyra had an population of 7,508 people. This is a decrease of 5.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Palmyra had a population of 7,975 people (or 8.5% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Palmyra the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Palmyra represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 305th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,975 people, the population of Palmyra increased 3.95% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,672 people).

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

Communities Also Named Palmyra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Palmyra - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Palmyra ...

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

  • Perinton [Monroe County]
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    • Perinton [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Palmyra
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perinton
  • Webster [Monroe County]
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    • Webster [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Palmyra
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webster
  • Penfield [Monroe County]
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    • Penfield [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Palmyra
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penfield
  • Brighton [Monroe County]
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    • Brighton [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Palmyra
    • 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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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittsford [Monroe County]
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      • Pittsford [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Palmyra
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsford
    • Victor [Ontario County]
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      • Victor [Ontario County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Palmyra
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Palmyra
      • 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.
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    • Geneva [Ontario County]
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      • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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      • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canandaigua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
    • Ontario [Wayne County]
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      • Ontario [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Palmyra
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ontario have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ontario

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmyra ...

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

Mentions & References for Palmyra

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Wayne County

About New York

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Palmyra. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Palmyra.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmyra - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Palmyra) 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 Palmyra. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PalmyraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmyra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0870, Longitude: -77.1928       In this case, the coordinates for Palmyra 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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