Latitude: 42.5311

Longitude: -75.9289

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Cincinnatus, New York

The clickable images and aerial photographs within this page illustrate material related to Cincinnatus, New York. Cincinnatus is a town in Cortland County, New York, U.S. The population was 1,056 at the 2010 census. The town is named after an important Roman general, Cincinnatus.

The Town of Cincinnatus is in the eastern part of the county and is east of the City of Cortland.

History

The region was part of the Central New York Military Tract used to pay soldiers of the American Revolution. One of the townships was named Cincinnatus. Members of the Oneida tribe persisted in the town during its early history.

The town was first settled around 1795. It was one of the original six towns of Cortland County. The town was formed from the Town of Solon in 1804. In 1818, Cincinnatus was split so that part of its territory was used to create the Towns of Freetown, Willet, and Marathon.

Notable residents

  • Charles G. Crosse, physician and legislator
  • Elmer Ambrose Sperry, inventor
  • Spiegle Willcox, jazz trombonist
  • Adelaide Hawley Cumming, vaudeville performer and living trademark for General Mills

Historic district

The Cincinnatus Historic District, consisting of 14 properties, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (0.20%) is water.

The east town line is the border of Chenango County.

The Otselic River valley is central to the town.

New York State Route 26 is a north-south highway in Cincinnatus, which conjoins New York State Route 41 near the town center. New York State Route 23 intersects NY-26 south of Cincinnatus village.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,051 people, 418 households, and 282 families residing in the town. The population density was 41.3 people per square mile (16.0/km²). There were 453 housing units at an average density of 17.8 per square mile (6.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.00% White, 0.19% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.29% from other races, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.09% of the population.

There were 418 households out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.98.

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Freetown, New York (7.13 km)

For an area of the same name in East Hampton, New York see: Freetown (East Hampton) Freetown is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. The population was 757 at the 2010 census. The Town of Freetown is in the southeast part of the county and is southeast of the City of Cortland. History Freetown was in the former Central New York Military Tract within a tract township called "Cincinnatus." The region was first settled around 1800. Freetown was formed from part of the Town of Cincinnatus in 1818. In 1820, the town was increased in size by an addition from the Town of Virgil.

Willet, New York (8.91 km)

Willet is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. The population was 1,043 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Colonel Marinus Willet. The Town of Willet is in the southeast part of the county, southeast of the City of Cortland. History Willet was within the former Central New York Military Tract. The town was first settled around 1797. Willet was created from a part of the Town of Cincinnatus in 1813. In 1865, the population was 982. Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (0.

Solon, New York (10.64 km)

Solon is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. The town has a total population of 1,079, as of the 2010 census. The name of the town comes from the Greek lawmaker Solon. The Town of Solon is in the center of the county, east of the City of Cortland. History The region was part of the Central New York Military Tract used to pay soldiers of the American Revolution. Solon was first settled in 1794. The town was created from part of the Town of Homer in 1798, before the formation of Cortland County. Solon lost territory to the Towns of Truxton (1811) and Taylor (1849).

Pitcher, New York (11.08 km)

Pitcher is a town in Chenango County, New York, United States. The population was 803 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Nathaniel Pitcher, a Lt. Governor of New York. The Town of Pitcher is on the west border of Chenango County, west of the City of Norwich. History The town was first settled around 1794. The Town of Pitcher was formed from parts of the Towns of German and Lincklaen in 1827. The size of Pitcher was increased in 1833 with and additional portion of Lincklaen. Geography According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, all of it land.

Marathon (village), New York (13.17 km)

Marathon is a village in Cortland County, New York, USA. The population was 919 at the 2010 census. The Village of Marathon is within the Town of Marathon. History The village is within the former Central New York Military Tract. The village was incorporated in 1861. Marathon hosts a yearly "Maple Festival" in the spring. Geography Marathon is located at (42.443633, -76.036846). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²). None of the area is covered with water.

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