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Chenango (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.

The town of Chenango is the 3rd largest town in Broome County New York. The town is located on the western shore of the Chenango River and borders the northern edge of the city of Binghamton. The town of Chenango includes the hamlets of Castle Creek, Chenango Bridge, Nimmonsburg, Chenango Forks and Kattelville. Located in the town is the NYS Route 12 north south corridor and Interstate 81 winding towards the remainder of upstate New York.
Population of the town in 2005 was estimated to be 11,293. The population of the town was 11,454 at the 2000 census. The town of Chenango is in the eastern part of the county, northeast of Binghamton. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 88.7 square kilometers, from which 9 square kilometers of the total area is covered by land and 0.9 square kilometers of it is covered by water.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.2 percent under the age of 18, 6.5 percent from 18 to 24, 26.2 percent from 25 to 44, 27.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 14.9 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.
Chenango Schoolhouse museum is a famous museum in the town. Communities and locations in the town of Chenango are Castle Creek, Kattelville, and Hinman’s Corners, Nimmonsburg. Presently, Chenango experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of New York. This fact has consolidated along with other adjacent towns, as a great alternative for residence.

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