Yates County, New York

Yates County: County in New York, United States


Yates County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,348 and a population density of 26 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,780 inhabitants. Its county seat is Penn Yan. The county was created 200 years ago in 1823.

Quick Facts about Yates County

Population : 24,780 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
Area : 974 km2
Water as percent of area : 10%
Land as percent of area : 90%
Named for : Joseph C. Yates
Altitude : 817 feet / 249 meters
Capital : Penn Yan
Establishment : February 02, 1823
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:20:29 (6th June 2023)
Density : 25 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.29% (2010-2020)
Yates County locator map
Location of Yates County on New York map.
Yates County Courthouse image
Yates County Courthouse
Yates County Courthouse image


Yates County is located at 42°38'0"N 77°6'20"W (42.6334400, -77.1054600). It has 4 neighbors: Ontario County, Schuyler County, Seneca County and Steuben County.

Yates County map

The largest city of Yates County is Potter with a population of 1,812. Other cities include, Barrington population 1,649, Dundee population 1,608, Middlesex population 1,453 and Rushville population 661. See all Yates County cities & populated places.

Yates County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Yates County.

City Name Population Title
Penn Yan 4,948 Incorporated village in Yates County, New York, United States
Starkey 3,473 Town in New York, USA
Benton 2,727 Town in New York, United States
Potter 1,812 Human settlement in Yates County, New York, United States of America
Barrington 1,649 Human settlement in Yates County, New York, United States of America
Dundee 1,608 Human settlement in Starkey, New York, United States of America
Middlesex 1,453 City in Yates County, New York, United States of America
Italy 1,144 Town in New York
Rushville 661 Human settlement in New York, United States of America

Yates County has 4 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Yates County decreased by 2.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,348 - census
2011 25,454 0.42% estimation process
2012 25,337 -0.46% estimation process
2013 25,207 -0.52% estimation process
2014 25,149 -0.23% estimation process
2015 25,128 -0.08% estimation process
2016 25,059 -0.28% estimation process
2017 25,002 -0.23% estimation process
2018 24,951 -0.2% estimation process
2019 24,913 -0.15% estimation process
2020 24,780 -0.54% estimation process

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People born in Yates County (6)

People born in Yates County, including politician Charles Wilson Pierce, U.S. botanist and entomologist Samuel Botsford Buckley, author and teacher Byron Collins Matthews, .


  • A. S. Bush (American politician) he was born in 24/12/1837
  • William Gould he was born in 01/01/1819
  • Jessie May Horton (American botanist and botanical collector (1888-1965)) she was born in 21/12/1888

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