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Welcome to Waterloo ...

The Town of Waterloo is located in Seneca County<1>.

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

When the people of Waterloo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Waterlooan<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Waterloo has a population of 7,349 people<4> (see below for details).

Waterloo is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waterloo had an population of 7,349 people. This is a decrease of 3.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Waterloo had a population of 7,642 people (or 21.68% of the total population of Seneca County). This makes Waterloo the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Waterloo represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 321st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,642 people, the population of Waterloo decreased 2.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,866 people).

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

Communities Also Named Waterloo ...

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

Communities near Waterloo ...

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

  • Auburn [Cayuga County]
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    • Auburn [Cayuga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Waterloo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,915 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<7>
  • Arcadia [Wayne County]
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    • Arcadia [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Waterloo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
  • Canandaigua [Ontario County]
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    • Canandaigua [Ontario County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Waterloo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canandaigua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canandaigua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canandaigua<7>
  • Manchester [Ontario County]
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    • Manchester [Ontario County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Waterloo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,098 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newark [Wayne County]
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      • Newark [Wayne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Waterloo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,750 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark 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 Newark<7>
    • Seneca Falls [Seneca County]
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      • Seneca Falls [Seneca County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Waterloo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Palmyra [Wayne County]
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      • Palmyra [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Waterloo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,451 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
    • Phelps [Ontario County]
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      • Phelps [Ontario County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Waterloo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,790 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phelps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lyons [Wayne County]
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      • Lyons [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Waterloo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyons
    • Penn Yan [Yates County]
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      • Penn Yan [Yates County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Waterloo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,948 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Yan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Penn Yan<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waterloo ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Seneca County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Seneca County: www.co.seneca.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 Seneca, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Waterloo refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Waterloo may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waterloo.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waterloo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Waterloo) 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 Waterloo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaterlooOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waterloo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9090, Longitude: -76.9122       In this case, the coordinates for Waterloo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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