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Binghamton(bĭng`əmtən), industrial city (1990 pop. 53,008), seat of Broome co., S central N.Y., at the confluence of the Chenango and the Susquehanna rivers; settled 1787, inc. as a city 1867. It is the largest of the Triple Cities (Binghamton, EndicottEndicott
, village (1990 pop. 13,531), Broome co., S central N.Y., on the Susquehanna River; settled c.1795, inc. 1906. Shoes and leather are manufactured in Endicott.
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1 Village (1990 pop. 16,890), Broome co., S N.Y., in a tricity area including Endicott and Binghamton; inc. 1892. It has been noted for its Endicott-Johnson shoes.
..... Click the link for more information. ), which were famous for shoes. Manufactures include marking devices, foods, fabricated metal products, machinery, aerospace control systems, electronic equipment, photographic materials, and computers. Binghamton grew mainly after the Chenango Canal connected it with UticaUtica,
city (1990 pop. 68,637), seat of Oneida co., central N.Y., on the Mohawk River and the Erie Canal, in a large dairy region; inc. 1862. It is a port of entry, and its manufactures include electrical, electronic, and consumer goods; transportation and medical equipment;
..... Click the link for more information. in 1837. The first railroad service began in 1869. The State Univ. of New York at Binghamton is there. The city's Robertson Center and Museum Complex has a planetarium, theater, and holdings in art, science, and history.