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Welcome to Seneca Falls ...

The village of Seneca Falls is located in Seneca County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Seneca Falls had a population of 6,681 people.<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Seneca Falls.

Seneca Falls is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Communities near Seneca Falls ...

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

  • Auburn [Cayuga County]
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    • Auburn [Cayuga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Seneca Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<6>
  • Arcadia [Wayne County]
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    • Arcadia [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Seneca Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Geneva [Ontario County]
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    • Geneva [Ontario County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Seneca Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,639 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Newark [Wayne County]
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    • Newark [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Seneca Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,750 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark 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 Newark<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Skaneateles [Onondaga County]
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      • Skaneateles [Onondaga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Seneca Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skaneateles 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Seneca Falls
      • 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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    • Lyons [Wayne County]
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      • Lyons [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Seneca Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brutus [Cayuga County]
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      • Brutus [Cayuga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Seneca Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brutus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Romulus [Seneca County]
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      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Seneca Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Romulus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romulus
    • Galen [Wayne County]
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      • Galen [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Seneca Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galen 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 Seneca Falls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Seneca Falls.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Seneca Falls. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Seneca Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seneca Falls ...

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

Adding Seneca Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Seneca County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Seneca Falls. 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 Seneca Falls.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seneca Falls - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seneca Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Seneca Falls. 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 Seneca FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seneca Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9096, Longitude: -76.7958       In this case, the coordinates for Seneca Falls 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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