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Welcome to Waddington ...

The village of Waddington is located on the Saint Lawrence River/Seaway.

Waddington is located in Saint Lawrence County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Waddington, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1819.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waddington has a population of 946 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Waddington is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Waddington: (315)

The ZIP code for Waddington: 13694<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waddington had an population of 946 people. This is a decrease of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waddington had a population of 972 people. This makes Waddington the county's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 972 people, the population of Waddington increased 5.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 923 people).

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

Communities Also Named Waddington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Waddington - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Waddington ...

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

  • Ogdensburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogdensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ogdensburg
    • Ogdensburg is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,388 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogdensburg <6>
  • Massena
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Massena have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massena
    • Massena is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,122 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Massena <6>
  • Potsdam
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potsdam
    • Potsdam is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,796 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potsdam <6>
  • Canton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton <6>
  • Prescott
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Norwood
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
    • Norwood is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,550 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood <6>
  • Heuvelton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Rensselaer Falls
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rensselaer Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rensselaer Falls
    • Rensselaer Falls is located in Saint Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 302 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rensselaer Falls <6>
  • Glen Becker
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Becker came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Becker
  • Rowena
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rowena came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rowena

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waddington ...

Looking for more information about Waddington? 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 Waddington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waddington.

Adding Waddington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Waddington 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 Waddington was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Waddington post office opened in 1819.

We also found Waddington in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Waddington.

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

The official website for Saint Lawrence County: www.co.st-lawrence.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 Saint Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waddington.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waddington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Waddington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waddington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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