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Welcome to Horseheads ...

The Town of Horseheads is located in Chemung County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Horseheads has a population of 18,851 people<3> (see below for details).

Horseheads is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Horseheads is within the boundaries of the (607) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Horseheads had an population of 18,851 people. This is a decrease of 3.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Horseheads had a population of 19,485 people (or 21.94% of the total population of Chemung County). This makes Horseheads the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Horseheads represents 0.1% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,485 people, the population of Horseheads has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,561 people).

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

Communities near Horseheads ...

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

  • Corning [Steuben County]
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    • Corning [Steuben County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Horseheads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning<6>
  • Southport [Chemung County]
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    • Southport [Chemung County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Horseheads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,622 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Barton [Tioga County]
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    • Barton [Tioga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Horseheads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Erwin [Steuben County]
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    • Erwin [Steuben County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Horseheads
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,073 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Big Flats [Chemung County]
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      • Big Flats [Chemung County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Horseheads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Flats have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Corning [Steuben County]
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      • Corning [Steuben County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Horseheads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,084 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sayre [Bradford County]
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      • Sayre [Bradford County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Horseheads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,338 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sayre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre<6>
    • Newfield [Tompkins County]
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      • Newfield [Tompkins County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Horseheads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,922 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Waverly [Tioga County]
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      • Waverly [Tioga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Horseheads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,110 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
    • Dix [Schuyler County]
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      • Dix [Schuyler County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Horseheads
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,856 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Horseheads. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Horseheads.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Horseheads. 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 Horseheads.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Horseheads ...

Looking for more information about Horseheads? 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 Horseheads, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Horseheads.

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

The official website for Chemung County: www.chemungcounty.com/

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 Chemung, 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 Horseheads.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Horseheads - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Horseheads) 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 Horseheads. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HorseheadsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horseheads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1684, Longitude: -76.7966       In this case, the coordinates for Horseheads 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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