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

The community of Delhi is the Seat for Delaware County.

Delaware County was founded in 1797. Delaware was created by taking area from Otsego and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Delaware had a population of 45,514 people. This is a decrease of 5.29% since the last Census (which gave a population of 48,055 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Delaware represented 0.25% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 53rd 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
201047,980-0.16%+5.42% since 2009
200945,514-5.29%-0.92% since 2008
200845,938-4.41%-0.75% since 2007
200048,055The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sidney   5,6226,1097.97% decrease  
Walton   5,2315,6076.71% decrease  
Delhi   4,6854,6291.21% increase  
Middletown   3,8074,0516.02% decrease  
Sidney   3,6224,06810.96% decrease  

Websites for Delaware County

Official Website:   www.co.delaware.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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