RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Cooperstown, New York

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other NY
Communities

















Welcome to Cooperstown ...

The village of Cooperstown is located in Otsego County<1> and is the County Seat for Otsego County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cooperstown has a population of 1,753 people<2> (see below for details).

Cooperstown was established in 1786.

The community of Cooperstown is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Cooperstown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Cooperstown: 13326<4>

Websites for Cooperstown ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.otsegocountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cooperstown, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cooperstown had an population of 1,753 people. This is a decrease of 5.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cooperstown had a population of 1,852 people. This makes Cooperstown the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,852 people, the population of Cooperstown decreased 8.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,032 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cooperstown.

Communities Also Named Cooperstown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Cooperstown - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania (3) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cooperstown.

Communities near Cooperstown ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cooperstown.

  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Cooperstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,695 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneonta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<7>
  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Cooperstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneonta have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
  • Minden [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minden
    • Minden [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Cooperstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
  • Canajoharie [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canajoharie
    • Canajoharie [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Cooperstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,578 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canajoharie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canajoharie
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milford [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Otsego County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Cooperstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Davenport [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davenport
      • Davenport [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Cooperstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davenport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
    • Richmondville [Schoharie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmondville
      • Richmondville [Schoharie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Cooperstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,457 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmondville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmondville
    • Laurens [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurens
      • Laurens [Otsego County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cooperstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurens have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurens
    • Richfield [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
      • Richfield [Otsego County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Cooperstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield
    • Worcester [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worcester
      • Worcester [Otsego County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Cooperstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Worcester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worcester

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cooperstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cooperstown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cooperstown. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Cooperstown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cooperstown. Our list includes 27 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cooperstown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cooperstown ...

Looking for more information about Cooperstown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Cooperstown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cooperstown.

Adding Cooperstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cooperstown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cooperstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cooperstown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cooperstown on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Otsego County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cooperstown. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Otsego County: www.otsegocounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Otsego, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cooperstown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cooperstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Cooperstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cooperstown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cooperstown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cooperstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CooperstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cooperstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6996, Longitude: -74.9284    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022