Profile for Castile, New York, NY
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Castile is a village in Wyoming County.
The community was named for the city of Spain.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Castile. For links to other places called Castile, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Castile is 42.628N. The longitude is -78.054W.
It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,355 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,026.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Castile demographic reports
Castile is on Wolf Creek.
Former and merged names include:
· Oak Hill
· Wolf Creek
Well-known residents have included:
· Mary Jemison, "White Woman of the Genesee"
Local festivals include:
- Summer Farewell Festival - Sept. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Castile web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Letchworth State Park
Historic sites and museums: Castile Historical House, William Pryor Letchworth Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Castile can be seen from a distance with a white church spire thrusting its point above the shielding trees.
-- WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937
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Ancestry & family history
23% of Castile residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Castile ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Castile was $15,648, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Castile residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Castile festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Summer Farewell Festival - S
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Castile, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $744.
Libraries in Castile include Cordelia A. Greene Library ... View libraries
Wyoming County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Castile political report.
The average commute time for Castile workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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“ Castile can be seen from a distance with a white church spire thrusting its point above the shielding trees. ”
~ WPA Guide to Rochester and Monroe County, 1937
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