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

The community of Norwich is the Seat for Chenango County.

Chenango County was founded in 1798. Chenango was created by taking area from Tioga and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chenango had a population of 50,620 people. This is a decrease of 1.52% since the last Census (which gave a population of 51,401 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chenango represented 0.27% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 47th most populous county (out of 62 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201050,477-1.8%-0.28% since 2009
200950,620-1.52%-0.62% since 2008
200850,937-0.9%-0.38% since 2007
200051,401The Last Census

More information can be found on the Chenango County Census Page for Chenango County.


Below are some of the communities located in Chenango County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Chenango County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Norwich   6,8987,3556.21% decrease  
Greene   5,6365,7291.62% decrease  
Norwich   3,9363,8362.61% increase  
Oxford   3,9033,9922.23% decrease  
Sherburne   3,8793,9792.51% decrease  

Websites for Chenango County

Official Website:   www.co.chenango.ny.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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