Cortland County

Cortland County, New York

46 Greenbush St Suite 101
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone: (607) 753-5021
Fax: (607) 753-5378

In south-central NY, south of Syracuse; organized Apr 8, 1808 from Onondaga County. Name Origin: For Pierre Van Cortland, Jr. (1762-1848), NY legislator, U.S. representative (1811-13), and banker

Area (sq mi):: 501.52 (land 499.65; water 1.87) Population per square mile: 97.30
Population 2005: 48,622 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 -0.70% Population 2000: 48,599 (White 96.20%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 34.20
Income 2000: per capita $16,622; median household $34,364; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,043-$22,629
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 21.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 28.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Cortland County seat (18,713)

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    Lapeer is in Cortland County, about halfway between Syracuse and Binghamton, population 800, about the same as it was at the end of the Civil War.
    The City of Cortland has approved a $300,000 loan, and the project has been awarded a 15-year PILOT from the Cortland County IDA.
    About the Author: Shellie McSloy currently lives with her husband at Spring Hills Farm in Cortland County, NY with their horses, cows, pet dog, and of course their chickens.
    With USD564m in total assets, Elmira Savings Bank is a state-chartered bank with six offices in Chemung County, NY; three offices and a loan centre in Tompkins County, NY; two offices in Steuben County, NY; one office in Cayuga County, NY; one office in Schuyler County; a loan centre in Cortland County, NY; and a loan centre in Broome County, NY.
    (45) In Cortland County, local officials report receiving 1000 exemption requests in 2013 out of around 7000 permits identified in the county.
    Elmira Savings Bank, with USD509m in total assets, is a state-chartered bank with six offices in Chemung County, NY; three offices and a loan centre in Tompkins County, NY; two offices in Steuben County, NY; one office in Cayuga County, NY; one office in Schuyler County, NY; and a loan centre in Cortland County, NY.
    Mark Suben, the DA in Cortland County near Syracuse since 2008, held a news conference to say he had lied about his past in the days before this year's election.
    New York In 2010, New York passed a provisional law allowing crossbows during the early bear season, regular firearms seasons for deer and bear, late muzzleloading seasons for deer or bear and the special firearms season for deer in Suffolk County, exclusive of "bowhunting-only" areas of the state, or during bowhunting seasons or the regular season in Cortland County
    US mobile network operator Verizon Wireless announced yesterday that it has expanded its New York State network with the addition of a new cell site in Cortland County.
    When Pierce returned from the conference, he invited 15 agencies to meet together and pursue collaborations, including the American Lung Association; Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung, Cortland, and Delaware Counties; Cortland County Community Action, Inc.; the Departments of Health in Broome, Cortland, and Madison Counties; the New York State Department of Health's Bureau of Community Relations; the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal; S2AY (for Schuyler, Steuben, Allegheny, and Yates Counties) Rural Health Network; and Steuben Churchpeople Against Poverty.
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