Latitude: 42.7092

Longitude: -76.0236

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Truxton, New York

The selectable images and pictures below show information about Truxton, New York. Truxton is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. The population was 1,133 at the 2010 census. The town is named for Commodore Thomas Truxtun, a privateer in the American Revolution and one of the US Navy's first commanding officers.

The Town of Truxton is in the northeast part of the county, northeast of the City of Cortland.

History

The region was in the Central New York Military Tract.

The first settler arrived around 1793. The town was formed from part of the Town of Fabius (in Onondaga County) when Cortland County was created in 1808. An addition was made in 1811 to Truxton from the Town of Solon. In 1858, part of Truxton was used to form the Town of Cuyler.

In 1865, the population was 1,689.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which is land and (0.09%) is water.

The north town line is the border of Onondaga County.

The East Branch of the Tioughnioga River passes through the town.

New York State Route 13 intersects New York State Route 91 at Truxton village.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,225 people, 440 households, and 337 families residing in the town. The population density was 27.4 people per square mile (10.6/km²). There were 536 housing units at an average density of 12.0 per square mile (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.55% White, 0.57% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.16% Asian, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 440 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.08.

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