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Welcome to Portville ...

The Town of Portville is located in Cattaraugus County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Portville has a population of 3,518 people<3> (see below for details).

Portville is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Portville is within the boundaries of the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Portville had an population of 3,518 people. This is a decrease of 5.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Portville had a population of 3,730 people. This makes Portville the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Portville represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 597th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,730 people, the population of Portville decreased 5.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,952 people).

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

Communities near Portville ...

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

  • Olean [Cattaraugus County]
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    • Olean [Cattaraugus County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Portville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,437 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olean
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olean<6>
  • Bradford [McKean County]
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    • Bradford [McKean County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Portville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,210 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradford<6>
  • Allegany [Cattaraugus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allegany
    • Allegany [Cattaraugus County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Portville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allegany
  • Cuba [Allegany County]
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    • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Portville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Franklinville [Cattaraugus County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Portville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,816 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklinville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Hinsdale [Cattaraugus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Portville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hinsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
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      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Portville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar
    • Port Allegany [McKean County]
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      • Port Allegany [McKean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Portville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,998 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Allegany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Allegany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Allegany<6>
    • Great Valley [Cattaraugus County]
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      • Great Valley [Cattaraugus County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Portville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Great Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Valley
    • Friendship [Allegany County]
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      • Friendship [Allegany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Portville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,869 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Portville ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cattaraugus County: www.co.cattaraugus.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 Cattaraugus, 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 Portville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Portville - 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- Portville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Portville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Portville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Portville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0587, Longitude: -78.3531       In this case, the coordinates for Portville 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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