Dunkirk, New York

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Dunkirk, New York
Aerial view of Dunkirk, facing north over Lake Erie
Aerial view of Dunkirk, facing north over Lake Erie
Dunkirk is located in New York
Location of Dunkirk in New York
Dunkirk is located in the United States
Dunkirk (the United States)
Coordinates: 42°28′46″N 79°20′02″W / 42.47944°N 79.33389°W / 42.47944; -79.33389Coordinates: 42°28′46″N 79°20′02″W / 42.47944°N 79.33389°W / 42.47944; -79.33389[1]
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorWillie Rosas (D)
 • Common Council
 • Total4.55 sq mi (11.79 km2)
 • Land4.50 sq mi (11.67 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Elevation617 ft (188 m)
 • Total12,743
 • Estimate 
 • Density2,609.54/sq mi (1,007.62/km2)
ZIP Code
Area code(s)716
FIPS code36-013-21105
WebsiteCity website

Dunkirk is a city in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. It was founded in 1880. 12,743 people lived here at the 2020 census,[4] with an estimated 11,756 people lived here in 2019.[5] Dunkirk is bordered on the north by Lake Erie. It shares a border with the village of Fredonia to the south, and with the town of Dunkirk to the east and west. Dunkirk is the westernmost city in the state of New York.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dunkirk". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2020.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  4. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Dunkirk city, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved October 30, 2014.
  5. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 21, 2020.

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