Chemung County Courthouse
|US state :||new York|
|Administrative headquarters :||Elmira|
|Foundation :||March 29, 1836|
|Made up from:||Tioga County|
|Area code :||001 607|
|Residents :||86,883 (2017)|
|Population density :||82.2 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||1064 km²|
|Water surface :||7 km²|
|Website : www.chemungcounty.com|
Chemung County is a county in the state of New York in the United States . At the 2000 census , the county had 91,070 people and a population density of 86 people per square kilometer. The county seat is Elmira .
The county covers an area of 1,064 square kilometers, of which 7 square kilometers are water.
The county was formed in 1683 and named after the Cayuga Indians .
One place has the status of a National Historic Landmark , the Newtown Battlefield , which is reminiscent of a battle from the American Revolutionary War . A total of 37 buildings and sites in the county are registered in the National Register of Historic Places (as of February 18, 2018).
Cities and towns
- Chemung County ( English ) In: Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved February 22, 2011.
- Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: New York . National Park Service , accessed February 18, 2018.
- Search mask database in the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed February 18, 2018.