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Machias, New York
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New York
County Cattaraugus
Town Machias
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 1,685 ft (514 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 471
 • Density 544/sq mi (210.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 14101
FIPS code 36-44226

Machias is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the northeast part of the town of Machias, in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 471. Prior to the 2010 census, the area was delineated as part of the Lime Lake-Machias CDP.

Geography

Machias village is located in the northeast part of the town of Machias and comprises the developed center of the town. It is bordered to the north by the community of Lime Lake. Ischua Creek, a tributary of the Allegheny River, forms the southern edge of the CDP.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Machias CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), of which 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km2), or 16.19%, is water.

New York State Route 16 runs through the center of Machias, leading north 5 miles (8 km) to Delevan and south 6 miles (10 km) to Franklinville.


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