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Welcome to Owego ...

The village of Owego is located in Tioga County<1> and is the County Seat for Tioga County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Owego has a population of 3,854 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Owego is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Owego is located in the (607) area code.

Websites for Owego ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tiogachamber.com/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Owego had an population of 3,854 people. This is a decrease of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Owego had a population of 3,896 people (which is 7.62% of the total population of Tioga County). This makes Owego the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Owego represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 582nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,896 people, the population of Owego has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,911 people).

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

Communities Also Named Owego ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Owego - they are located in Iowa, North Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Owego ...

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

  • Union [Broome County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union [Broome County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Owego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
  • Binghamton [Broome County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Binghamton
    • Binghamton [Broome County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Owego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,137 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Binghamton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Binghamton<6>
  • Vestal [Broome County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestal
    • Vestal [Broome County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Owego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vestal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestal
  • Owego [Tioga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owego
    • Owego [Tioga County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Owego
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owego
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Johnson City [Broome County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
      • Johnson City [Broome County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Owego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,035 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<6>
    • Endicott [Broome County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Endicott
      • Endicott [Broome County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Owego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,425 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Endicott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Endicott<6>
    • Chenango [Broome County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chenango
      • Chenango [Broome County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Owego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chenango have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chenango
    • Barton [Tioga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
      • Barton [Tioga County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Owego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
    • Sayre [Bradford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sayre
      • Sayre [Bradford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Owego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,338 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sayre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sayre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre<6>
    • Maine [Broome County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maine
      • Maine [Broome County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Owego
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,005 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maine

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Owego. Our list includes 29 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Owego.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Owego ...

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

Adding Owego to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Tioga County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tioga County: www.tiogacountyny.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 Tioga, 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 Owego.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Owego - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Owego) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Owego. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OwegoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Owego. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1049, Longitude: -76.2631       In this case, the coordinates for Owego 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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