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Welcome to Wolcott ...

The Town of Wolcott is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wolcott has a population of 4,087 people<3> (see below for details).

Wolcott is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Wolcott: (315)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wolcott had an population of 4,087 people. This is a decrease of 8.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wolcott had a population of 4,453 people. This makes Wolcott the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Wolcott represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 525th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,453 people, the population of Wolcott decreased 5.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,692 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wolcott ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wolcott - they are located in Connecticut and Vermont.

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

Communities near Wolcott ...

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

  • Oswego [Oswego County]
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    • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Wolcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswego
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oswego<6>
  • Fulton [Oswego County]
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    • Fulton [Oswego County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Wolcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,020 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<6>
  • Sodus [Wayne County]
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    • Sodus [Wayne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Wolcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,951 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sodus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sodus
  • Oswego [Oswego County]
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    • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Wolcott
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,240 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oswego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oswego
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Granby [Oswego County]
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      • Granby [Oswego County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Wolcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granby
    • Lyons [Wayne County]
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      • Lyons [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wolcott
      • 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
    • Hannibal [Oswego County]
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      • Hannibal [Oswego County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Wolcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hannibal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Brutus [Cayuga County]
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      • Brutus [Cayuga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Wolcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brutus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brutus
    • Galen [Wayne County]
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      • Galen [Wayne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Wolcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,031 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galen
    • Lyons [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Wolcott
      • Estimated population in 2015: 3,494 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
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyons<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wolcott ...

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Wayne County

About New York

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.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 Wayne, 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 Wolcott.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wolcott - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wolcott) 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 Wolcott. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WolcottOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolcott. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2745, Longitude: -76.7644       In this case, the coordinates for Wolcott 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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