Colchester, New York

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Colchester, New York
Colchester is locatit in New York
Location athin the state o New York
Coordinates: 42°1′45″N 74°57′56″W / 42.02917°N 74.96556°W / 42.02917; -74.96556
KintraUnitit States
StateNew York
 • TeepToun Cooncil
 • Toun SupervisorRobert Homovich (R)
 • Toun Cooncil
 • Total368.2 km2 (142.2 sq mi)
 • Land354.3 km2 (136.8 sq mi)
 • Water14.0 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
728 m (2,388 ft)
 • Tot2,077
 • Density5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Aurie code(s)607
FIPS code36-16793
GNIS featur ID0978848

Colchester is a toun in Delaware Coonty, New York, Unitit States. The population wis 2,077 at the 2010 census.[1] The toun is in the soothwast pairt o the coonty.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Colchester wis shapit frae pairt o the toun o Middletown in 1792. It wis namit aeter Colchester, Connecticut.[2]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The sooth toun line is the border o Sullivan Coonty.

Accordin tae the United States Census Bureau, the toun haes a total aurie o 142.2 square miles (368.2 km2), o which 136.8 square miles (354.3 km2) is laund an 5.4 square miles (14.0 km2), or 3.80%, is watter.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Colchester town, Delaware County, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 4, 2015.
  2. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 87.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 42°09′37″N 75°04′39″W / 42.16028°N 75.07750°W / 42.16028; -75.07750