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Welcome to Vernon ...

The Town of Vernon is located in Oneida County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Vernon has a population of 8,300 people<3> (see below for details).

Vernon is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Vernon lies within the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vernon had an population of 8,300 people. This is an increase of 53.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 55.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Vernon had a population of 5,408 people. This makes Vernon the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Vernon represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 444th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,408 people, the population of Vernon increased 1.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,335 people).

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

Communities Also Named Vernon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Vernon - they are located in Connecticut, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Vernon ...

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

  • Utica (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Utica
    • Utica lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Vernon and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,253 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Utica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Utica<6>
  • Rome (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rome
    • Rome lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Vernon and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,145 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rome
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rome<6>
  • New Hartford (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hartford
    • New Hartford lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Vernon and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hartford
  • Whitestown (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitestown
    • Whitestown lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Vernon and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,863 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitestown
  • Sullivan (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sullivan
    • Sullivan lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Vernon and is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sullivan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sullivan
  • Oneida (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneida
    • Oneida lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Vernon and is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,824 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneida
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneida<6>
  • Kirkland (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kirkland
    • Kirkland lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Vernon and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,027 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirkland
  • Marcy (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marcy
    • Marcy lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Vernon and is located in Oneida County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,393 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marcy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marcy
  • Lenox (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenox
    • Lenox lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Vernon and is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,762 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenox
  • Frankfort (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankfort
    • Frankfort lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Vernon and is located in Herkimer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vernon ...

Looking for more information about Vernon? 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 Vernon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Vernon.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Vernon

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Oneida County

About New York

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

The official website for Oneida County: www.co.oneida.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 Oneida, 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 Vernon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vernon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Vernon) 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 Vernon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from VernonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vernon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0670, Longitude: -75.5299       In this case, the coordinates for Vernon 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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