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Waterloo is a village in Seneca County, in the Seneca Falls metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after village in Belgium, site of Napoleon's famous defeat.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Waterloo. For links to other places called Waterloo, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Waterloo is 42.904N. The longitude is -76.863W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 453 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,132.
Early factories made woolens, pianos, sleeping coaches and carriages
Planning for the first women's rights convention, which was held in neighboring Seneca Falls in 1848, took place here, in the home of Jane and Richard Hunt
Sections below provide additional information and links about Waterloo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Seneca 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 13165 ZIP code.
19% of Waterloo residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Waterloo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Waterloo was $16,538, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Waterloo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Waterloo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $867.
Libraries in Waterloo include Waterloo Library & Historical Society ... View libraries
Seneca County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Waterloo political report.
The average commute time for Waterloo workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Waterloo include Holiday Inn Waterloo.
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