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Welcome to Wallace ...

Wallace is located in Steuben County<1>.

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

Wallace is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Wallace ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Wallace - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wallace ...

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

  • Bath [Steuben County]
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    • Bath [Steuben County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,818 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath
  • Hornell [Steuben County]
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    • Hornell [Steuben County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hornell<5>
  • Bath [Steuben County]
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    • Bath [Steuben County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,407 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bath
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bath<5>
  • North Dansville [Livingston County]
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    • North Dansville [Livingston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Wallace
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,143 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jerusalem [Yates County]
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      • Jerusalem [Yates County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,469 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
    • Dansville [Livingston County]
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      • Dansville [Livingston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dansville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dansville<5>
    • Hornellsville [Steuben County]
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      • Hornellsville [Steuben County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,948 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornellsville
    • Wayland [Steuben County]
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      • Wayland [Steuben County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayland
    • Canisteo [Steuben County]
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      • Canisteo [Steuben County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canisteo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canisteo
    • Naples [Ontario County]
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      • Naples [Ontario County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Wallace
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,440 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Naples have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Wallace. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wallace.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wallace ...

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

Adding Wallace to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wallace in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wallace was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Wallace on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wallace on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Steuben County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Steuben County: www.steubencony.org/

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 Steuben, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wallace - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wallace) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallace. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4412, Longitude: -77.4589       In this case, the coordinates for Wallace have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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