Colchester, New York

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Colchester, New York
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Coordinates: 42°1′45″N 74°57′56″W / 42.02917°N 74.96556°W / 42.02917; -74.96556
KintraUnitit States
StateNew York
CoontyDelaware
Govrenment
 • TeepToun Cooncil
 • Toun SupervisorRobert Homovich (R)
 • Toun Cooncil
Area
 • Total368.2 km2 (142.2 sq mi)
 • Laund354.3 km2 (136.8 sq mi)
 • Water14.0 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Elevation
728 m (2388 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,077
 • Density5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
13856
Area code(s)607
FIPS code36-16793
GNIS featur ID0978848
Websitetownofcolchesterny.com

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 mile (368.2 km2), o which 136.8 square mile (354.3 km2) is laund an 5.4 square mile (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 4 November 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