Latitude: 42.6958

Longitude: -75.3606

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Columbus, New York

The clickable maps and pictures further below present material related to Columbus, New York. Columbus is a town in Chenango County, New York, United States. The population was 975 at the 2010 census. The town of Columbus is in the northeast corner of the county and is northeast of Norwich.

History

The Town of Columbus was first settled around 1791. The town was formed in 1805 from the Town of Brookfield (now in Madison County). Additional territory was obtained from the Town of Norwich in 1807.

The Columbus Community Church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.<ref

Famous companies at Columbus include the makers of Chobani Yogurt and Golden Artist Colors.

Columbus Quarter is a community on the Unadilla River in the Town of Columbus.

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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 (0.21%) is water.

The north town line is the border of Madison County, and the east town line is the border of Otsego County, marked by the West Branch of the Unadilla River.

New York State Route 8 is a north-south highway by the east town line, and New York State Route 80 is an east-west highway.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 931 people, 342 households, and 243 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.9 people per square mile (9.6/km²). There were 428 housing units at an average density of 11.4 per square mile (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.64% White, 0.32% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.64% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.18% of the population.

There were 342 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,452, and the median income for a family was $31,118. Males had a median income of $23,654 versus $20,952 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,731. About 15.8% of families and 21.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.9% of those under age 18 and 25.5% of those age 65 or over.

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South Edmeston, New York (3.74 km)

South Edmeston is a hamlet on the Unadilla River in the Town of Edmeston in Otsego County, New York. It is located at coordinates . Kraft Foods had operated a cheese plant in South Edmeston starting in the year 1920. They originally produced Philadelphia Brand cream cheese, but then switched over to Breyers yogurt, and the plant employed about 55 workers. In December 2004, Kraft announced that the plant would close on April 8, 2005. Following its closure, the plant was bought by the company Agro Farma, which launched the Chobani Greek Yogurt brand in 2007.

New Berlin (village), New York (9.09 km)

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Edmeston (CDP), New York (9.55 km)

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Unadilla River (10.11 km)

The Unadilla River in New York State flows from south of Utica to the village of Sidney, where it flows into the Susquehanna River, which eventually empties into the Chesapeake Bay, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the length of the Unadilla forms the western border of Otsego County and the eastern borders of Chenango and Madison Counties. This border made up a significant portion of the Fort Stanwix Treaty Line of 1768. Branches The Unadilla has two branches which join at Unadilla Forks on the Otsego-Madison County border.

Pittsfield, New York (10.37 km)

Pittsfield is a town in Otsego County, New York, United States. The population was 1,366 at the 2010 census. The Town of Pittsfield is on the west border of the county, northwest of the City of Oneonta. History The town was first settled around 1793. The Town of Pittsfield was formed from part of the Town of Burlington in 1797. The territory of Pittsfield was reduced two times, in 1806 to form Town of New Lisbon, and in 1859 to form part of the Town of Morris. It was named by the Noble family from Pittsfield, MA, for their old home, who settled in the Pittsfield Centre vicinity.

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