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

The community of Bath is the Seat for Steuben County.

Steuben County was founded in 1796 and was created by taking area from OntarioCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Steuben had a population of 96,552 people. This is a decrease of 2.2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 98,726 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Steuben represented 0.52% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 28th 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
201098,990+0.27%+2.53% since 2009
200996,552-2.2%+0.1% since 2008
200098,726The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bath   11,77312,0972.68% decrease  
Corning   10,21810,8425.76% decrease  
Hornell   8,5909,0194.76% decrease  
Erwin   7,4027,2272.42% increase  
Corning   6,3876,4260.61% decrease  

Websites for Steuben County

Official Website:   www.steubencony.org/

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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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