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Welcome to Union Falls ...

Union Falls is located in Clinton County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Union Falls, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1833.

Union Falls is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Union Falls is located in the (518) area code.

Communities Also Named Union Falls ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Union Falls - it's located in Maine.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Union Falls.

Communities near Union Falls ...

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

  • Saranac Lake
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Dannemora
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Lake Placid
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Placid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Placid
    • Lake Placid is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,356 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lake Placid
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Placid <4>
  • Merrillsville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merrillsville
    • Merrillsville is located in Franklin County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Merrillsville
  • Redford
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Black Brook
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Brook
    • Black Brook is located in Clinton County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Black Brook
  • Bloomingdale
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Au Sable Forks
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Moffitsville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moffitsville
    • Moffitsville is located in Clinton County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Moffitsville
  • Standish
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Standish
    • Standish is located in Clinton County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Standish

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union Falls ...

Looking for more information about Union 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.

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

Adding Union Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Union 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 Union Falls was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Union Falls post office opened in 1833.

We also found Union Falls in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Union Falls.

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

The official website for Clinton County:

The official website for State of New York:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Clinton, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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