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Welcome to Horseheads ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Horseheads, you might consider that their post office opened in 1870.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Horseheads has a population of 6,334 people<2> (see below for details).
Horseheads is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Horseheads lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Horseheads lies within the (607) area code.
The ZIP code for Horseheads: 14845<4>
Websites for Horseheads ...
Official Website: www.horseheads.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.chemungchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Horseheads had an population of 6,334 people. This is a decrease of 1.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.83% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Horseheads had a population of 6,461 people (which is 7.27% of the total population of Chemung County). This makes Horseheads the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Horseheads represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 385th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,461 people, the population of Horseheads has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,452 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.
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. Our list includes 10 papers. 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Horseheads, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Horseheads.
Adding Horseheads to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Horseheads in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Horseheads was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
We also found Horseheads in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Horseheads.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Horseheads: www.horseheads.org/
The official website for Chemung County: www.chemungcounty.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023