Herkimer County

Herkimer County, New York

109 Mary St Suite 1111
Herkimer, NY 13350
Phone: (315) 867-1129
Fax: (315) 866-4396
www.herkimercounty.org

In north-central NY, east of Utica; organized Feb 16, 1791 from Montgomery County. Name Origin: For Gen. Nicholas Herkimer (1728-77), Revolutionary War officer and patriot, fatally wounded at the Battle of Oriskany. An earlier name was German Flats, for German settlers

Area (sq mi):: 1458.35 (land 1411.25; water 47.10) Population per square mile: 45.20
Population 2005: 63,780 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 -2.10% Population 2000: 64,427 (White 97.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 39.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,141; median household $32,924; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,390-$22,641
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 21.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Herkimer County Legislator Patrick Russell said, "New York State is a world class destination for winter activities and by removing fees for out-of-staters and Canadians during the weekend of February 2, we can attract even more visitors to our state.
The obligation to repay the debt is a joint obligation with Herkimer County.
in Criminal Justice/Forensics from Herkimer County Community College and she is also certified in CPR.
The small village in Herkimer County has a population of 8,053 and a median household income between $31,000 and $38,000.
Soon after the authority was formed, the counties gained control over all waste generated in the county, so it one day could ensure Oneida and Herkimer county waste would be channeled only to the authority's landfill.
Peter died on Saturday at his flat at Herkimer County Community College in New York State, where he had been studying for two years.
High school students with an interest in health care professions recently had a chance to get some introductory education, thanks to a collaborative effort between Herkimer County schools and Herkimer County Community College.
28) Then in 1751 and 1752, Theobald, three of his sons, Adam, Frederick and Andreas, secured the 14,000-acre Young Patent at what is now the Kyle and Little Lakes section of Herkimer County.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A man suspected of killing four people and injuring two others in a 10-minute shooting spree in Herkimer County, New York, is believed to be surrounded by police, authorities said.
Federal and New York state authorities killed Kurt Myers, the man suspecting of murdering four people Wednesday in Herkimer County, on Thursday morning following a 19-hour standoff, but have yet to piece together why the 64-year-old suspect committed the shootings.
US communications holding company AT&T (NYSE:T) has activated new mobile broadband cell sites in Herkimer county, the company announced on Wednesday.