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Welcome to Wolcott ...

The village 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, Wolcott has a population of 1,612 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Wolcott.

Wolcott is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wolcott lies within the (315) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wolcott had an population of 1,612 people. This is a decrease of 5.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wolcott had a population of 1,701 people. This makes Wolcott the county's 21st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,701 people, the population of Wolcott has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,712 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 9 communities that are also named Wolcott - they are located in Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Vermont and Wyoming.

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.

  • Arcadia [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
    • Arcadia [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wolcott
    • 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
  • Newark [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Wayne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Wolcott
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<6>
  • Sodus [Wayne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sodus
    • Sodus [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oswego
    • Oswego [Oswego County] lies 17 miles [27.4 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) ...
    • Williamson [Wayne County]
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      • Williamson [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Wolcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,688 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
    • Granby [Oswego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granby
      • Granby [Oswego County] lies 19 miles [30.6 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyons
      • Lyons [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 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
    • Marion [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Wolcott
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Hannibal [Oswego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannibal
      • Hannibal [Oswego County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannibal
    • Brutus [Cayuga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brutus
      • Brutus [Cayuga County] lies 18 miles [29 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

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wolcott, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wolcott.

Adding Wolcott to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wolcott 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 Wolcott was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Wayne County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wolcott) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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 for your convenience: 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: 43.2225, Longitude: -76.8135       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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