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Welcome to Sidney ...

The Town of Sidney is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Sidney has a population of 5,328 people<3> (see below for details).

Sidney is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sidney had an population of 5,328 people. This is a decrease of 7.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Sidney had a population of 5,774 people (or 12.03% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Sidney the county's most populous community.

The population of Sidney represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 421st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,774 people, the population of Sidney decreased 5.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,109 people).

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

Communities near Sidney ...

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

  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oneonta
    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Sidney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,907 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
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<6>
  • Walton [Delaware County]
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    • Walton [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sidney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,076 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton
  • Oneonta [Otsego County]
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    • Oneonta [Otsego County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Sidney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,959 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
  • Delhi [Delaware County]
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    • Delhi [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Sidney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,690 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oxford [Chenango County]
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      • Oxford [Chenango County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Sidney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,671 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]
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      • Norwich [Chenango County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Sidney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,668 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Sidney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,585 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Sidney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,158 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
    • Delhi [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delhi
      • Delhi [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Sidney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delhi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delhi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delhi<6>
    • Otego [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otego
      • Otego [Otsego County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Sidney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,884 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otego

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sidney ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.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 Delaware, 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 Sidney.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sidney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Sidney) 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 Sidney. 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 SidneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sidney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3067, Longitude: -75.2752       In this case, the coordinates for Sidney 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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