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Welcome to Ulysses ...

The Town of Ulysses is located in Tompkins County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ulysses has a population of 4,851 people<3> (see below for details).

Ulysses is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Ulysses is within the (607) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ulysses had an population of 4,851 people. This is a decrease of 1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ulysses had a population of 4,900 people. This makes Ulysses the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Ulysses represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 488th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,900 people, the population of Ulysses increased 2.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,775 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ulysses.

Communities near Ulysses ...

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

  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
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    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ulysses
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,981 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ithaca<6>
  • Ithaca [Tompkins County]
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    • Ithaca [Tompkins County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ulysses
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,345 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ithaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ithaca
  • Dryden [Tompkins County]
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    • Dryden [Tompkins County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Ulysses
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,904 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dryden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dryden
  • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Ulysses
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,767 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Groton [Tompkins County]
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      • Groton [Tompkins County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Ulysses
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newfield [Tompkins County]
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      • Newfield [Tompkins County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Ulysses
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hector [Schuyler County]
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      • Hector [Schuyler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Ulysses
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,884 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hector have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
    • Romulus [Seneca County]
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      • Romulus [Seneca County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Ulysses
      • 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.
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    • Lansing [Tompkins County]
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      • Lansing [Tompkins County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Ulysses
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansing<6>
    • Dix [Schuyler County]
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      • Dix [Schuyler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Ulysses
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,856 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dix

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ulysses ...

Looking for more information about Ulysses? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ulysses, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ulysses.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Tompkins County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tompkins County: www.co.tompkins.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 Tompkins, 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 Ulysses.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ulysses - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Ulysses) 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 Ulysses. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from UlyssesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ulysses. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5129, Longitude: -76.6180       In this case, the coordinates for Ulysses 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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