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Chemung County Towns
1836 Chemung County Map
1879 Chemung County Map
Towns and Villages of Chemung County, New York
Chemung County Towns Formation
Thanks to Judy Newman for researching and preparing the information on this page
Link TO Individual Town Pages from Right Sidebar of CURRENT What's New Page - Chemung County Towns are in Pink
Town date established parent town notes
Chemung 1788 original  
Elmira 10 April 1792 Chemung named Newtown until 1808
Catharine 15 May 1798 Newtown Catharine became part of Schulyer County in 1854
Erin 29 March 1822 Chemung  
Big Flats 16 Apr 1822 Elmira  
Southport 1822 Elmira  
Catlin 16 Apr 1823 Elmira  
Veteran 16 Apr 1823 Catharine  
Cayuta 24 March 1824 Spencer Spencer was formed from the towns of Owego and Erin, which were formed from Chemung. Now part of Schuyler County
Dix 17 April 1835 Catlin became part of Schuyler County in 1854
Horseheads 8 Feb 1835 Elmira, Chemung first new town formed under Chemung County
Van Etten 17 Apr 1854 Cayuta The remainder of Cayuta remained in Tioga County when Chemung County was formed.
Baldwin 17 Apr 1856 Chemung  
Ashland 25 April 1867 Southport