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Welcome to North Chemung ...

North Chemung is located in Chemung County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of North Chemung, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

A typical abbreviation for North Chemung: N. Chemung

North Chemung is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

North Chemung is located in the (607) area code.

Websites for North Chemung ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chemungchamber.org/

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

Communities near North Chemung ...

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

  • Elmira
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Corning
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Horseheads
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Sayre
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sayre
    • Sayre is located in Bradford County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,338 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre <4>
  • Waverly
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Elmira Heights
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmira Heights
    • Elmira Heights is located in Chemung County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,747 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmira Heights <4>
  • Athens
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens is located in Bradford County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,180 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens <4>
  • Montour Falls
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montour Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montour Falls
    • Montour Falls is located in Schuyler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,592 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montour Falls <4>
  • South Corning
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Corning
    • South Corning is located in Steuben County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
  • South Waverly
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Waverly
    • South Waverly is located in Bradford County (PA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,006 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Chemung ...

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

Adding North Chemung to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North Chemung 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 North Chemung was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for North Chemung.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Chemung. 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Chemung - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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