Latitude: 42.1372

Longitude: -75.8944

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Port Dickinson, New York

The selectable maps and pictures further below illustrate data about Port Dickinson, New York. Port Dickinson is a village in Broome County, New York, United States. The population was 1,641 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Village of Port Dickinson lies within the Town of Dickinson and is north of Binghamton.

History

The Village of Port Dickinson was incorporated in 1876. The village takes its name from having once been a prosperous port on the now-extinct Chenango Canal, and in honor of United States Senator, Daniel S. Dickinson. It is now a residential suburb of Binghamton. Port Dickinson is the only incorporated community within the Town of Dickinson.

The Bevier-Wright House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

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Geography

Port Dickinson is located at (42.137175, -75.894321).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (7.35%) is water.

New York State Route 7 is a major highway through the village. Port Dickinson is near the junctions of major highways, including Interstate 81, Interstate 88, and New York State Route 17.

Adjacent towns and areas

The Town of Fenton and Hillcrest border Port Dickinson on the North, while the City of Binghamton borders it on the South. It is bordered on the West by the Chenango River, and on the East by the Town of Kirkwood.

Flooding history

Several major floods have occurred in the area. An earth levee along the Chenango River and Phelps Creek and the channel excavation of Phelps Creek in 1943 by the US Army Corps of Engineers helped reduce the devastation that was brought on by earlier floods of the Susquehanna River basin. These floods included ones in 1810, 1865, 1889, 1894, 1935, 1936, 2006, and most recently, 2011. In 1949, the US Army Corps of Engineers excavated a 1,300 foot pilot channel and removed foundation pilings along the Chenango River. Minor floods have occurred since then about once every 10 years, although the average length between floods is 20 years for the Chenango River in general.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,697 people, 734 households, and 438 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,687.0 people per square mile (1,040.0/km²). There were 799 housing units at an average density of 1,265.1 per square mile (489.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.70% White, 1.24% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.41% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

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Close places of interest

WSQX-FM (3.15 km)

WSQX-FM is an NPR member radio station in south-central New York State. It operates in Binghamton, New York on 91.5 MHz (FM), and has an effective radiated power of 3.5 kW. The signal is repeated in Corning, New York by translator station W214AA on 90.7 MHz with 3 Watts. The station's broadcasts consist principally of jazz music and NPR news. WSQX-FM began broadcast at the beginning of 1995. WSKG-TV and WSKG-FM are other broadcast stations owned and operated by the WSKG Public Telecommunications Council.

WINR (4.14 km)

WINR (680 AM, "Oldies 96-9") is a radio station broadcasting an oldies format. Licensed to Binghamton, New York, USA, the station serves the Binghamton area. The station is currently owned by Clear Channel Communications and features programing from AP Radio, Jones Radio Network and Premiere Radio Networks. WINR was also host to the nationally syndicated nightly adult standards radio program "The Clinton Ferro Program" starring Clinton Ferro from 2000 to 2002. The show was syndicated in 82 markets nationwide until Ferro's passing in 2002.

Cutler Botanic Garden (4.15 km)

Cutler Botanic Garden (3.5 acres) is a botanical garden located at 840 Front Street, Binghamton, New York. It is open daily in summers, without charge. The garden was established by Miss Frances Cutler, who donated land to the Cornell University Cooperative Extension. In 1978 the idea began for a botanical garden, and the garden opened to the public in 1979. Today the Garden is outdoor classroom for teaching horticulture and environmentalism, as well as a display garden for All-American Selections.

Chenango Bridge, New York (4.21 km)

Chenango Bridge is a hamlet in the southern part of the Town of Chenango in Broome County, New York, United States. It lies where State Route 12A (Chenango Bridge Road) crosses the Chenango River. The population was 2,883 at the 2010 census, which lists the community as a census designated place. Geography Chenango Bridge is located at (42.1667426, -75.8624167) and its elevation is . According to the 2010 United States Census, Chenango Bridge has a total area of, of which is land and is water.

WXXW-LP (4.31 km)

WXXW-LP Channel 6 is a 16-watt analog independent television station serving Binghamton, New York. Owned by the Johnson Broadcasting Company (unrelated to the Houston-based broadcaster), it carries primarily local programming. A website (johnsonbroadcastingtv.com) formerly operated by Channel 6 Binghamton no longer resolves.

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WCDW

WCDW is the callsign of a classic hits radio station licensed to Port Dickinson, New York and serves the Greater Binghamton Market. The station is owned by Equinox Broadcasting and broadcasts on 106.7 MHz from the Ingraham Hill tower farm, south of Binghamton, NY. It also has translators at 101.1 in Endwell, NY (relays the main station), 104.5 in Chenango Bridge, NY (relays HD2), 92.9 in Endicott, NY (relays HD3), and 107.1 in Binghamton, NY (relays HD4). History WCDW signed on in October 2006 as WRRQ ("Q107").
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