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Welcome to Hancock ...

The village 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, Hancock has a population of 935 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hancock.

Hancock is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Hancock ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delawarecounty.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hancock, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hancock had an population of 935 people. This is a decrease of 9.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hancock had a population of 1,031 people. This makes Hancock the county's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,031 people, the population of Hancock decreased 13.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,189 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 35 communities that are also named Hancock - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, West Virginia 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]
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    • Walton [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast 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
  • Hancock [Delaware County]
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    • Hancock [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Hancock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,967 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
  • Walton [Delaware County]
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    • Walton [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast 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>
  • Delaware [Sullivan County]
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    • Delaware [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sanford [Broome County]
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      • Sanford [Broome County] lies 13 miles [20.9 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east 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]
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      • Deposit [Delaware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 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 10 miles [16.1 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>
    • Susquehanna Depot [Susquehanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susquehanna Depot
      • Susquehanna Depot [Susquehanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Hancock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Susquehanna Depot have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Susquehanna Depot
    • Fremont [Sullivan County]
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      • Fremont [Sullivan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 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. Our list includes 6 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hancock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hancock.

Adding Hancock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hancock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hancock was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hancock on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hancock on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 obstructions 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 (or directions), 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: 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: 41.9525, Longitude: -75.2830       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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