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Union, New York

The selectable images and aerial photographs further below show material about Union, New York. </noinclude> Union is a town in Broome County, New York. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 56,346. The name derives from the town having served as a rendezvous for the Sullivan Expedition.

The Town of Union is in the south-central part of the county, west of Binghamton. The communities of Union form the western suburbs of Binghamton. Two communities, Johnson City and Endicott, along with Binghamton, make up the "Triple Cities."


The region was first settled by Americans/Europeans around 1782.

During the American Revolution, detachments of soldiers were sent through this region with the intent of attacking natives who were friendly to the British. Documented attacks on native villages in present-day Binghamton, Vestal, and Choconut Township, Pennsylvania indicate that many natives were killed in these incursions in 1779. Of particular note are the advances of General Poor and General Sullivan, each leading troops on separate fronts. Their soldiers reunited at the site of Union, hence the name.

The Town of Union was established in 1791, while in Tioga County before the creation of Broome County. The town, a "mother town" of the county, was later reduced in size by the formation of other towns, the first being the Town of Owego (Then the "Town of Tioga") in 1800, followed by Lisle (1801), Greene (1808, now in Chenango County), Vestal (1823). and Maine (1848).

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (1.87%) is water.

Union is on the north side of the Susquehanna River.

New York State Route 17 crosses from the north to the south side of the Susquehanna in Union. New York State Route 26 and New York State Route 38B intersect by Union Center. New York State Route 201 connects Union to the Town of Vestal on the south side of the Susquehanna River. New York State Route 17C is an east-west highway in the south part of Union.


As of the census of 2000, there were 56,298 people, 24,538 households, and 14,551 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,600.8 people per square mile (618.0/km²). There were 26,507 housing units at an average density of 753.7 per square mile (291.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.72% White, 2.45% African American, 0.17% Native American, 2.68% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.58% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.53% of the population.

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Endwell, New York (0.37 km)

Endwell is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Union in Broome County, New York, United States. Its population was 11,446 at the 2010 census. Endwell is adjacent to the Village of Endicott and the Village of Johnson City. It is west of Binghamton and is considered a suburb of that city. Endwell is the home of a popular local park, Highland Park, well known in the area for its annual Fourth of July fireworks display as well as its classic carousel. Endwell is also home to two well known local golf courses, Endwell Greens and the Binghamton Country Club.

Endicott, New York (3.02 km)

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National Register of Historic Places listings in Broome County, New York (3.89 km)

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Broome County, New York, taken from the National Register of Historic Places for Broome County. This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Broome County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.

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Johnson City, New York

Johnson City is a village in Broome County, New York, United States. The population was 15,174 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Village of Johnson City was established in the Town of Union, New York and is a part of the "Triple Cities" along with Endicott, New York and Binghamton, New York. Johnson City lies to the west of Binghamton at the eastern side of the Town of Union.
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