Lyndonville, New York

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Lyndonville is a village in Orleans County, New York, United States. The population was 862 at the 2000 census. The name was selected because some of the early settlers were from Lyndon, Vermont. It is part of the Rochester Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Village of Lyndonville is within the borders of the Town of Yates.

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History

The early settlers moved from Yates Center (north of Lyndonville) to take advantage of water power provided by Johnson's Creek. One of the early settlers was Jackson Blood, whose cobblestone house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

The Village of Lyndonville was incorporated in 1903, separating itself from the Town of Yates.

Geography

Lyndonville is located at 43°19′26″N 78°23′16″W / 43.32389°N 78.38778°W / 43.32389; -78.38778 (43.323786, -78.387697)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.

Lyndonville is located on north-south highway New York State Route 63 (North and South Main Street), south of its intersection with New York State Route 18. It is also about four miles south of Lake Ontario.

Johnson's Creek flows through the village.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 862 people, 325 households, and 228 families residing in the village. The population density was 841.7 people per square mile (326.3/km²). There were 344 housing units at an average density of 335.9/sq mi (130.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.14% White, 0.23% African American, 0.46% Asian, 0.70% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.

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