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Welcome to Waterloo ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Waterloo, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
When the people of Waterloo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Waterlooan<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Waterloo has a population of 4,892 people<3> (see below for details).
Waterloo is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.
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 4,892 people. This is a decrease of 5.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.28% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Waterloo had a population of 5,171 people (or 14.67% of the total population of Seneca County). This makes Waterloo the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Waterloo represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 464th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,171 people, the population of Waterloo increased 1.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,111 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Waterloo.
Communities Also Named Waterloo ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 58 communities that are also named Waterloo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (3), Michigan, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (5), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
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.
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. Our list includes 23 papers. 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Waterloo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waterloo.
Adding Waterloo to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Waterloo 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 Waterloo was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Waterloo on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Waterloo.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023