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Welcome to Sterling ...
Sterling is located in Cayuga County<1>.
The location of Sterling has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Sterling refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Sterlingite<3>
Sterling is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sterling lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Sterling: (315)
Websites for Sterling ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.cayugacountychamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Sterling, the following might be of interest:
Communities Also Named Sterling ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 41 communities that are also named Sterling - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sterling.
Communities near Sterling ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sterling.
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 Sterling. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sterling.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sterling. 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 Sterling.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sterling. See our Newspapers Page for Sterling.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sterling ...
Looking for more information about Sterling? 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 Sterling, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sterling.
Adding Sterling to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sterling 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 Sterling was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Sterling in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Sterling.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sterling. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cayuga County: www.co.cayuga.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023