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Welcome to Phelps ...

The village of Phelps is located in Ontario County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Phelps has a population of 1,902 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Phelps is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Phelps is located in the (585) area code.

Websites for Phelps ...

Official Website: www.phelpsny.com/village/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Phelps had an population of 1,902 people. This is a decrease of 4.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Phelps had a population of 1,989 people. This makes Phelps the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of Phelps represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 916th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,989 people, the population of Phelps increased 1.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,969 people).

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

Communities Also Named Phelps ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Phelps - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Phelps ...

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

  • Victor [Ontario County]
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    • Victor [Ontario County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Phelps
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victor
  • Farmington [Ontario County]
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    • Farmington [Ontario County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Phelps
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
  • Arcadia [Wayne County]
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    • Arcadia [Wayne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Phelps
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Phelps
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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      • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Phelps
      • 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.
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    • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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      • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Phelps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,152 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
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canandaigua<6>
    • Walworth [Wayne County]
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      • Walworth [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Phelps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walworth
    • Manchester [Ontario County]
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      • Manchester [Ontario County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Phelps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Macedon [Wayne County]
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      • Macedon [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Phelps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Macedon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macedon
    • Newark [Wayne County]
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      • Newark [Wayne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Phelps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,750 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Phelps. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Phelps.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Phelps ...

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

Adding Phelps to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ontario County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Phelps: www.phelpsny.com/village/

The official website for Ontario County: www.co.ontario.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 Ontario, 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 Phelps.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Phelps - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Phelps) 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 Phelps. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PhelpsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phelps. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9581, Longitude: -77.0621       In this case, the coordinates for Phelps 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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