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Welcome to Otsego ...

The Town of Otsego is located in Otsego County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Otsego has a population of 3,696 people<3> (see below for details).

Otsego is 1,350 feet [411 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Otsego had an population of 3,696 people. This is a decrease of 5.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Otsego had a population of 3,900 people (or 6.26% of the total population of Otsego County). This makes Otsego the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Otsego represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 580th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,900 people, the population of Otsego has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,904 people).

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

Communities Also Named Otsego ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Otsego - it's located in Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Otsego ...

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

  • German Flatts [Herkimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for German Flatts
    • German Flatts [Herkimer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Otsego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for German Flatts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on German Flatts
  • Ilion [Herkimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ilion
    • Ilion [Herkimer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Otsego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ilion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ilion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ilion<6>
  • Herkimer [Herkimer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herkimer
    • Herkimer [Herkimer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Otsego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herkimer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herkimer<6>
  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Otsego
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Minden [Montgomery County]
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      • Minden [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Otsego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minden
    • Milford [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Otsego County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Otsego
      • 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
    • Mohawk [Herkimer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mohawk
      • Mohawk [Herkimer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Otsego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,506 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mohawk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mohawk<6>
    • Brookfield [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookfield
      • Brookfield [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Otsego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookfield
    • Laurens [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurens
      • Laurens [Otsego County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Otsego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurens
    • Richfield [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richfield
      • Richfield [Otsego County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Otsego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richfield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Otsego ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Otsego County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Otsego. 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 Otsego.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Otsego - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Otsego) 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 Otsego. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OtsegoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Otsego. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7429, Longitude: -74.9771       In this case, the coordinates for Otsego 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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