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Welcome to Owens Mills ...

Owens Mills is located in Chemung County<1>.


We aren't confident of the location of Owens Mills, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Owens Mills, 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 Owens Mills: Owens Mls. (or less commonly used: Owens Mlls.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Owens Mills for more information about variations on the name of Owens Mills.

Owens Mills is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Owens Mills: (607)

Websites for Owens Mills ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chemungchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Owens Mills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Owens Mills - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Owens Mills ...

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

  • Elmira
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Horseheads
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Sayre
    (7 miles [11.3 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
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Owego
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owego have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owego
    • Owego is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,823 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owego <4>
  • Elmira Heights
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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>
  • South Waverly
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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
  • Candor
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Spencer
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spencer have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spencer
    • Spencer is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spencer <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Owens Mills ...

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

Adding Owens Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Owens Mills.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Owens Mills. 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Owens Mills - 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.
<5>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.









 

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