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Welcome to Ripley ...

The Town of Ripley is located in Chautauqua County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ripley has a population of 2,279 people<3> (see below for details).

Ripley is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ripley is located in the (716) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ripley had an population of 2,279 people. This is a decrease of 5.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ripley had a population of 2,415 people. This makes Ripley the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Ripley represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 809th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,415 people, the population of Ripley decreased 8.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,636 people).

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

Communities near Ripley ...

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

  • Portland [Chautauqua County]
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    • Portland [Chautauqua County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,619 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
  • Westfield [Chautauqua County]
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    • Westfield [Chautauqua County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,566 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
  • Ellery [Chautauqua County]
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    • Ellery [Chautauqua County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,308 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellery
  • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County]
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    • Chautauqua [Chautauqua County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Ripley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chautauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chautauqua
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North East [Erie County]
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      • North East [Erie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,033 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North East have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North East
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North East<6>
    • Wesleyville [Erie County]
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      • Wesleyville [Erie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesleyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesleyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesleyville<6>
    • Westfield [Chautauqua County]
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      • Westfield [Chautauqua County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,967 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westfield<6>
    • North Harmony [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Harmony
      • North Harmony [Chautauqua County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Harmony
    • Stockton [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stockton
      • Stockton [Chautauqua County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,072 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stockton
    • Harmony [Chautauqua County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harmony
      • Harmony [Chautauqua County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ripley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harmony have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harmony

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ripley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Chautauqua County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chautauqua County: www.co.chautauqua.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 Chautauqua, 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 Ripley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ripley - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ripley) 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 Ripley. 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 Ripley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ripley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2401, Longitude: -79.6925       In this case, the coordinates for Ripley 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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