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Welcome to Marathon ...
The village of Marathon is located in Cortland County<1>.
The location of Marathon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Marathon has a population of 859 people<3> (see below for details).
Marathon is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Marathon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Marathon: (607)
We don't have a date for the establishment of Marathon.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marathon had an population of 859 people. This is a decrease of 6.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.19% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Marathon had a population of 919 people. This makes Marathon the county's 16th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 919 people, the population of Marathon decreased 13.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,063 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Marathon.
Communities Also Named Marathon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Marathon - they are located in Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Ontario, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Marathon.
Communities near Marathon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Marathon.
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 Marathon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marathon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Marathon. 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 Marathon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marathon. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Marathon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marathon ...
Looking for more information about Marathon? 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 Marathon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marathon.
Adding Marathon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Marathon 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 that we've found for Marathon was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Marathon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Marathon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Marathon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cortland County: www.cortland-co.org/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023