|Chenango County is centrally located in the Southern Tier region of New
York State. The county seat is the City
of Norwich which is located in the geographic center of the County, approximately 40
miles northeast of Binghamton and 60 miles southeast of Syracuse.
Chenango County had a
1990 population of 51,768. The County includes 21 townships, 8 villages and one
City. It is predominantly rural in character with approximately 897 square
miles of rolling hills and fertile river valleys.
The rural character of the County is reflected in its land use.
Approximately 30% of the land is devoted to agricultural use. Just over 60% is
forested. Only about 5% of the County's total land area is developed in
commercial, industrial or residential use.
Chenango County Towns, Cities and Villages