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Welcome to Ransomville ...

Ransomville is located in Niagara County<1>.

Ransomville is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Ransomville: 14131<3>

Communities Also Named Ransomville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ransomville - they are located in Kansas and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Ransomville ...

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

  • Saint Catharines
  • Amherst [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ransomville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 125,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
  • Niagara Falls
  • Tonawanda [Erie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonawanda
    • Tonawanda [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Ransomville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71,291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonawanda have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonawanda
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Niagara Falls [Niagara County]
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      • Niagara Falls [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ransomville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 47,392 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niagara Falls<5>
    • North Tonawanda [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Tonawanda
      • North Tonawanda [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Ransomville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,050 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Tonawanda
    • Grand Island [Erie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Island
      • Grand Island [Erie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Ransomville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Island have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Island
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ransomville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,194 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockport<5>
    • Lockport [Niagara County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockport
      • Lockport [Niagara County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ransomville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,834 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockport
    • Thorold

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ransomville ...

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

Adding Ransomville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Niagara County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Niagara County: www.niagaracounty.com/

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 Niagara, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ransomville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Ransomville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ransomville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ransomville) 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 Ransomville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RansomvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ransomville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2385, Longitude: -78.9096    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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