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Welcome to Straits Corners ...

Straits Corners is located in Tioga County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Straits Corners: Straits Cors.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Straits Corners for more information about variations on the name of Straits Corners.

Straits Corners is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Straits Corners: (607)

Websites for Straits Corners ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.tiogachamber.com/

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

Communities near Straits Corners ...

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

  • Union
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    • Union lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
  • Vestal
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    • Vestal lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vestal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestal
  • Owego
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    • Owego lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,517 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owego
  • Endicott
  • Barton
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    • Barton lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,335 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
  • Sayre
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sayre
    • Sayre lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,338 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<5>
  • Maine
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    • Maine lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maine
  • Candor
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    • Candor lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Candor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Candor
  • Newfield
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    • Newfield lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,922 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newfield
  • Tioga
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tioga
    • Tioga lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Straits Corners.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,695 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tioga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tioga

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Straits Corners ...

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

Adding Straits Corners to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Straits Corners in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Straits Corners was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Straits Corners.

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

The official website for Tioga County: www.tiogacountyny.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 Tioga, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Straits Corners - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Straits Corners) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Straits Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1498, Longitude: -76.3808       In this case, the coordinates for Straits Corners have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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