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Welcome to Penn Yan ...

The village of Penn Yan is located in Yates County<1> and is the County Seat for Yates County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Penn Yan has a population of 4,915 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Penn Yan is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Penn Yan: 14527<4>

Websites for Penn Yan ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.yatesny.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Penn Yan, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Penn Yan had an population of 4,915 people. This is a decrease of 4.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Penn Yan had a population of 5,159 people (which is 20.35% of the total population of Yates County). This makes Penn Yan the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Penn Yan represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 465th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,159 people, the population of Penn Yan decreased 1.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,219 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Penn Yan.

Communities near Penn Yan ...

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

  • Geneva [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Penn Yan
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canandaigua
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Penn Yan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,373 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canandaigua have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
  • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canandaigua
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Penn Yan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,152 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canandaigua<6>
  • Waterloo [Seneca County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
    • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Penn Yan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hector [Schuyler County]
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      • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Penn Yan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Penn Yan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,864 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterloo<6>
    • Jerusalem [Yates County]
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      • Jerusalem [Yates County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Penn Yan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
    • Gorham [Ontario County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gorham
      • Gorham [Ontario County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Penn Yan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gorham have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gorham
    • Romulus [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romulus
      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Penn Yan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romulus
    • Fayette [Seneca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Seneca County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Penn Yan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Penn Yan. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Penn Yan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Penn Yan ...

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

Adding Penn Yan to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Penn Yan

Communities in New York

About Yates County

About New York

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

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 Yates, 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 Penn Yan.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Penn Yan - 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 Penn Yan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Penn Yan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Penn Yan) 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 Penn Yan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Penn YanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Penn Yan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6605, Longitude: -77.0562    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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