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Welcome to Palmyra ...

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



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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Palmyra has a population of 3,342 people<2> (see below for details).

Palmyra is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Palmyra is within the (315) area code.

The ZIP code for Palmyra: 14522<4>

Websites for Palmyra ...

Official Website: www.palmyrany.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palmyra had an population of 3,342 people. This is a decrease of 5.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmyra had a population of 3,536 people. This makes Palmyra the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Palmyra represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 620th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,536 people, the population of Palmyra increased 1.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,490 people).

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

Communities Also Named Palmyra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 26 communities that are also named Palmyra - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (2) and 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.

  • Geneva
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Canandaigua
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Newark
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • East Rochester
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Rochester
    • East Rochester is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,458 people
  • Webster
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webster
    • Webster is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,723 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webster <5>
  • Fairport
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Lyons
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
    • Lyons is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,494 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons <5>
  • Honeoye Falls
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Victor
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Victor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Victor
    • Victor is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,671 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Victor <5>
  • Clifton Springs
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Springs
    • Clifton Springs is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,012 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton Springs <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 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. Our list includes 22 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Palmyra, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palmyra.

Adding Palmyra to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Palmyra 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 Palmyra was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Palmyra.

The official website for Palmyra: www.palmyrany.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Palmyra.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmyra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Palmyra). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Palmyra or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.









 

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