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Welcome to Romulus ...

The Town of Romulus is located in Seneca County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Romulus has a population of 4,182 people<3> (see below for details).

Romulus is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Romulus had an population of 4,182 people. This is a decrease of 3.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 105.4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Romulus had a population of 4,316 people (which is 12.24% of the total population of Seneca County). This makes Romulus the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Romulus represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 536th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,316 people, the population of Romulus increased 111.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,036 people).

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

Communities near Romulus ...

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

  • Auburn [Cayuga County]
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    • Auburn [Cayuga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Romulus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,915 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Romulus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Romulus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,767 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Romulus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterloo [Seneca County]
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      • Waterloo [Seneca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Romulus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Milo [Yates County]
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      • Milo [Yates County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Romulus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,841 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Phelps [Ontario County]
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      • Phelps [Ontario County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Romulus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,790 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Romulus
      • Estimated population in 2012: 6,677 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca Falls<6>
    • Penn Yan [Yates County]
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      • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Romulus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<6>
    • Hector [Schuyler County]
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      • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Romulus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Romulus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Romulus.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Romulus ...

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

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About Seneca County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Seneca County: www.co.seneca.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 Seneca, 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 Romulus.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Romulus - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Romulus) 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 Romulus. 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 RomulusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Romulus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7198, Longitude: -76.8294       In this case, the coordinates for Romulus 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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