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Welcome to Preston ...

The Town of Preston is located in Chenango County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Preston has a population of 983 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Preston had an population of 983 people. This is a decrease of 5.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Preston had a population of 1,044 people. This makes Preston the county's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,044 people, the population of Preston increased 12.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 928 people).

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

Communities Also Named Preston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Preston - they are located in Connecticut and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Preston ...

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

  • Norwich [Chenango County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [Chenango County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<6>
  • Greene [Chenango County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greene
    • Greene [Chenango County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,955 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greene have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greene
  • Unadilla [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unadilla
    • Unadilla [Otsego County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,051 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unadilla have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unadilla
  • Sherburne [Chenango County]
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    • Sherburne [Chenango County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Preston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherburne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherburne
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oxford [Chenango County]
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      • Oxford [Chenango County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,655 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Norwich [Chenango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
      • Norwich [Chenango County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norwich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Sidney [Delaware County]
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      • Sidney [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<6>
    • Bainbridge [Chenango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainbridge
      • Bainbridge [Chenango County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,131 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainbridge
    • Guilford [Chenango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilford
      • Guilford [Chenango County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,768 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford
    • Triangle [Broome County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Triangle
      • Triangle [Broome County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Preston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,744 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triangle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Triangle

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Preston ...

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

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About Chenango County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chenango County: www.co.chenango.ny.us/

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 Chenango, 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 Preston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Preston - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Preston) 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 Preston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PrestonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Preston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5031, Longitude: -75.6105       In this case, the coordinates for Preston 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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