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Owego, New York
Welcome to Owego ...
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.
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.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022