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Welcome to Laurens ...

The village of Laurens is located in Otsego County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Laurens has a population of 245 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Laurens is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Laurens ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.otsegocountychamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Laurens had an population of 245 people. This is a decrease of 6.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Laurens had a population of 263 people. This makes Laurens the county's 34th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 263 people, the population of Laurens decreased 5.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 277 people).

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

Communities Also Named Laurens ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Laurens - they are located in Iowa and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Laurens ...

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

  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Laurens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,695 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneonta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<6>
  • Sidney [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
    • Sidney [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Laurens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,285 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Laurens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oneonta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
  • Delhi [Delaware County]
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    • Delhi [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Laurens
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,745 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Unadilla [Otsego County]
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      • Unadilla [Otsego County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Laurens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,051 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unadilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unadilla
    • Otsego [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otsego
      • Otsego [Otsego County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Laurens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otsego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otsego
    • Delhi [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delhi
      • Delhi [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Laurens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,871 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delhi<6>
    • Otego [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otego
      • Otego [Otsego County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Laurens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otego
    • Milford [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Otsego County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Laurens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
    • Davenport [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davenport
      • Davenport [Delaware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Laurens
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davenport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport

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 Laurens. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Laurens.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laurens ...

Looking for more information about Laurens? 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 Laurens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Laurens.

Adding Laurens to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Laurens 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 Laurens was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Otsego County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Otsego County: www.otsegocounty.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 Otsego, 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 Laurens.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Laurens - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Laurens) 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 Laurens. 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 LaurensOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laurens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5311, Longitude: -75.0887       In this case, the coordinates for Laurens 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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