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

The community of Schoharie is the Seat for Schoharie County.

Schoharie County was founded in 1795. Schoharie was created by taking area from Albany and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Schoharie had a population of 31,529 people. This is a decrease of 0.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 31,582 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Schoharie represented 0.17% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 58th 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
201032,749+3.7%+3.87% since 2009
200931,529-0.17%-0.86% since 2008
200831,803+0.7%-0.4% since 2007
200031,582The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cobleskill   --6,407 
Cobleskill   4,5364,533  
Middleburgh   3,6713,5154.44% increase  
Schoharie   3,2683,2990.94% decrease  
Richmondville   2,3462,4122.74% decrease  

Websites for Schoharie County

Official Website:   www.schohariecounty-ny.gov/

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<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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