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Welcome to Romulus ...

Romulus is located in Seneca County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Romulus, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1846.

Romulus is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Romulus: 14541<3>

Communities Also Named Romulus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Romulus - they are located in Alabama, Michigan, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Romulus ...

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

  • Auburn
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Geneva
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Seneca Falls
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Penn Yan
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Waterloo
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Phelps
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Phelps is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,901 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phelps
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Phelps
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phelps <4>
  • Trumansburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Dundee
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dundee have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Dundee is located in Yates County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,608 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dundee
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Dundee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dundee <4>
  • Union Springs
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Aurora
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Romulus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Romulus.

Adding Romulus to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Romulus in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Romulus was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Romulus in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Romulus.

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

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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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Romulus - 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 Romulus). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Romulus or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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