"Palmyra, NY" Palmyra by davecallahan

Palmyra Travel Guide: 7 reviews and 30 photos

The town was established in the end of the 18th century mostly by settlers from areas in the eastern colonies who wanted more open lands. The town name is in reference to an ancient Syrian city.
By the early 19th century the Erie Canal had brought trade and more people to the area.

wikipedia info:
7700 people, 3000 homes, 2000 families; household income of $46000

official website is: http://www.palmyrany.com

ZIPCODE 14522 is Palmyra in Wayne County
043-05-13N 077-11-34W
43.0870 -77.1927 (population center)
043-03-30N 077-13-45W
43.064, -77.235 (town center)
Area Code 315

interesting facts

Palmyra is the only town I know of with a church on each of the four corners of its downtown square.

Palmyra also includes the communities of
Cooney Crossing http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/d6398/cca77/
East Palmyra http://members.virtualtourist.com/m/d6398/ccc6a/

Palmyra is important in the birth of the Mormon Religion and the works of Joseph Smith

  • Last visit to Palmyra: Apr 2006
  • Intro Updated Dec 27, 2008
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