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Welcome to Sidney ...
The location of Sidney has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Sidney, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sidney has a population of 3,600 people<3> (see below for details).
Sidney is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sidney lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Sidney ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.delawarecounty.org/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Sidney, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sidney had an population of 3,600 people. This is a decrease of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sidney had a population of 3,900 people (or 8.13% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Sidney the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Sidney represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 579th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,900 people, the population of Sidney decreased 4.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,068 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sidney.
Communities Also Named Sidney ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 38 communities that are also named Sidney - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (3), Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota (2), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sidney.
Communities near Sidney ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sidney.
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 Sidney. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sidney.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sidney. 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 Sidney.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sidney. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sidney.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sidney ...
Looking for more information about Sidney? 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 Sidney, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sidney.
Adding Sidney to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sidney 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 Sidney was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Sidney in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Sidney.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sidney. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023