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Lyons is a village in Wayne County, in the Rochester metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Lyon, France.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Lyons. For links to other places called Lyons, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lyons is 43.064N. The longitude is -76.99W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 410 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,589.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lyons demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Rochester area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 14489 ZIP code.
17% of Lyons residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lyons ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lyons was $16,526, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Lyons residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Lyons include Broad Street - Water Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Lyons, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.
Libraries in Lyons include Lyons School District Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lyons political report.
The average commute time for Lyons workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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