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Gainesville is a village in Wyoming County.
The community was named for Gen. E.P. Gaines.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Gainesville. For links to other places called Gainesville, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Gainesville is 42.640N. The longitude is -78.134W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,617 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 296.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gainesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wyoming County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14066 ZIP code.
23% of Gainesville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gainesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gainesville was $14,385, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Gainesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gainesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $758.
Wyoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gainesville political report.
The average commute time for Gainesville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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