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Welcome to Seneca Falls ...

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



While we don't have a date for the founding of Seneca Falls, 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 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Seneca Falls had a population of 6,681 people.<2> (see below for details).

Seneca Falls is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Seneca Falls: 13148<4>

Communities near Seneca Falls ...

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

  • Auburn
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Geneva
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Newark
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Lyons
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
    • Lyons is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 3,494 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons <5>
  • Skaneateles
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skaneateles have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skaneateles
    • Skaneateles is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skaneateles <5>
  • Clifton Springs
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Springs
    • Clifton Springs is located in Ontario County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,012 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton Springs <5>
  • Clyde
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,945 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde <5>
  • Phelps
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Weedsport
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weedsport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weedsport
    • Weedsport is located in Cayuga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,683 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weedsport <5>
  • Jordan
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Seneca Falls was in the book titled 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, see References and Mentions for Seneca Falls.

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Seneca Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seneca Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 village (such as Seneca Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Seneca Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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