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Welcome to Scio ...

Scio is located in Allegany County<1>.

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

Scio is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Scio ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Scio - they are located in Kansas (2), Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio and Oregon.

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

Communities near Scio ...

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

  • Hornell [Steuben County]
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    • Hornell [Steuben County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Scio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornell<5>
  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
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    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Scio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Alfred [Allegany County]
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    • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Scio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,909 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wellsville [Allegany County]
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    • Wellsville [Allegany County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Scio
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville 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 Wellsville<5>
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    • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
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      • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Scio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Alfred [Allegany County]
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      • Alfred [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Scio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alfred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Alfred has also been known as:
      • Alfred village
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alfred<5>
    • Cuba [Allegany County]
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      • Cuba [Allegany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Scio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Caneadea [Allegany County]
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      • Caneadea [Allegany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Scio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caneadea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caneadea
    • Amity [Allegany County]
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      • Amity [Allegany County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Scio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,060 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bolivar [Allegany County]
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      • Bolivar [Allegany County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Scio
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolivar have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolivar

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scio ...

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

Adding Scio to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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

The official website for Allegany County: www.alleganyco.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 Allegany, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scio - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Scio) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scio. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1715, Longitude: -77.9786       In this case, the coordinates for Scio have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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