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Welcome to Hancock ...

The Town of Hancock is located in Delaware County<1>.

The location of Hancock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Hancock has a population of 2,996 people<3> (see below for details).

Hancock is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hancock had an population of 2,996 people. This is a decrease of 7.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Hancock had a population of 3,224 people (or 6.72% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Hancock the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Hancock represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 670th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,224 people, the population of Hancock decreased 6.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,449 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hancock.

Communities Also Named Hancock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hancock - they are located in Vermont and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hancock.

Communities near Hancock ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hancock.

  • Walton [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walton
    • Walton [Delaware County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Hancock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton
  • Rockland [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
    • Rockland [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Hancock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland
  • Callicoon [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Callicoon
    • Callicoon [Sullivan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Hancock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Callicoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Callicoon
  • Walton [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walton
    • Walton [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Hancock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Delaware [Sullivan County]
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      • Delaware [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Hancock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware
    • Sanford [Broome County]
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      • Sanford [Broome County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hancock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,275 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford
    • Colchester [Delaware County]
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      • Colchester [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hancock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colchester
    • Deposit [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deposit
      • Deposit [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Hancock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,561 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deposit
    • Deposit [Broome County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deposit
      • Deposit [Broome County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Hancock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,510 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deposit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deposit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deposit<6>
    • Fremont [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Hancock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,333 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hancock. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hancock.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hancock. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hancock.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hancock. See our Newspapers Page for Hancock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hancock ...

Looking for more information about Hancock? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hancock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hancock.

Mentions & References for Hancock

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Delaware County

About New York

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hancock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Delaware, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hancock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hancock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hancock) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hancock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HancockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hancock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9584, Longitude: -75.1618       In this case, the coordinates for Hancock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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