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

The community of Watkins Glen is the Seat for Schuyler County.

Schuyler County was founded in 1854. Schuyler was created by taking area from Chemung, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Schuyler had a population of 18,720 people. This is a decrease of 2.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,224 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Schuyler represented 0.1% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 61st 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
201018,343-4.58%-2.01% since 2009
200918,720-2.62%-0.78% since 2008
200818,868-1.85%-0.29% since 2007
200019,224The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hector   4,8484,8540.12% decrease  
Dix   4,0134,1974.38% decrease  
Montour   2,3482,4464.01% decrease  
Watkins Glen   1,9892,1497.45% decrease  
Catharine   1,8431,9304.51% decrease  

Websites for Schuyler County

Official Website:   www.lightlink.com/schco/

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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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