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Welcome to Sidney ...

The village 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, Sidney has a population of 3,600 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Sidney is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Sidney ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delawarecounty.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sidney had an population of 3,600 people. This is a decrease of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sidney had a population of 3,900 people (which is 8.13% of the total population of Delaware County). This makes Sidney the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Sidney represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 579th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,900 people, the population of Sidney decreased 4.13% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,068 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sidney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Sidney - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (3), Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota (2), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Sidney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,695 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>
  • Norwich [Chenango County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwich
    • Norwich [Chenango County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Sidney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwich
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwich<6>
  • Sidney [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sidney
    • Sidney [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Sidney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,285 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
  • Walton [Delaware County]
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    • Walton [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Sidney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,035 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greene [Chenango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greene
      • Greene [Chenango County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Sidney
      • 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
    • Colesville [Broome County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colesville
      • Colesville [Broome County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Sidney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colesville
    • Unadilla [Otsego County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unadilla
      • Unadilla [Otsego County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Sidney
      • 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
    • Oxford [Chenango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Chenango County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Sidney
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Sidney
      • 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
    • Bainbridge [Chenango County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainbridge
      • Bainbridge [Chenango County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Sidney
      • 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

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. Our list includes 4 papers. 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Sidney, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sidney.

Adding Sidney to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Sidney on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for New York (1956).

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

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About Delaware County

About New York

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 drawn 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: 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: 42.3066, Longitude: -75.3983       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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