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Welcome to Salamanca ...
We aren't confident of the location of Salamanca, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Salamanca, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Salamanca has a population of 5,414 people<3> (see below for details).
Salamanca is 1,390 feet [424 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Salamanca lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Salamanca lies within the (716) area code.
The ZIP code for Salamanca: 14779<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Salamanca had an population of 5,414 people. This is a decrease of 6.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.2% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Salamanca had a population of 5,815 people (which is 7.24% of the total population of Cattaraugus County). This makes Salamanca the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Salamanca represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 419th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,815 people, the population of Salamanca decreased 4.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,097 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Salamanca.
Communities Also Named Salamanca ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Salamanca - it's located in Kansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Salamanca.
Communities near Salamanca ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Salamanca.
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 Salamanca. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Salamanca.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Salamanca. 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 Salamanca.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Salamanca. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Salamanca.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Salamanca ...
Looking for more information about Salamanca? 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 Salamanca, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Salamanca.
Adding Salamanca to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Salamanca 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 Salamanca was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Salamanca on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Salamanca.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Salamanca. 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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024