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Welcome to Southport ...

The Town of Southport is located in Chemung County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Southport has a population of 9,761 people<3> (see below for details).

Southport is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Southport lies within the (607) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Southport had an population of 9,761 people. This is a decrease of 10.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Southport had a population of 10,940 people (which is 12.32% of the total population of Chemung County). This makes Southport the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Southport represents 0.06% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 226th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,940 people, the population of Southport decreased 2.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,185 people).

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

Communities near Southport ...

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

  • Horseheads [Chemung County]
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    • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Southport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,866 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horseheads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
  • Corning [Steuben County]
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    • Corning [Steuben County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Southport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,538 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning<6>
  • Barton [Tioga County]
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    • Barton [Tioga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Southport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,360 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
  • Erwin [Steuben County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
    • Erwin [Steuben County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Southport
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,136 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Big Flats [Chemung County]
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      • Big Flats [Chemung County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Southport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Flats have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Flats
    • Elmira [Chemung County]
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      • Elmira [Chemung County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Southport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,477 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmira
    • Horseheads [Chemung County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horseheads
      • Horseheads [Chemung County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Southport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,336 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horseheads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horseheads<6>
    • Corning [Steuben County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
      • Corning [Steuben County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Southport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corning
    • Sayre [Bradford County]
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      • Sayre [Bradford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Southport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sayre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sayre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sayre<6>
    • Waverly [Tioga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Tioga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Southport
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southport ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Chemung County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Southport. 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>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 Southport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southport - 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- Southport) 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 Southport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Southport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0395, Longitude: -76.8797       In this case, the coordinates for Southport 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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