Binghamton, New York
|Nickname(s): The Parlor City, Carousel Capital of the World, Valley of Opportunity|
|Motto(s): Restoring the Pride.|
|• Mayor||Richard C. David (R)|
|• City Council|
|• City||11.13 sq mi (28.83 km2)|
|• Land||10.48 sq mi (27.15 km2)|
|• Water||0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2) 5.83%|
|Elevation||850 ft (260 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||45,672|
|• Density||4,356.35/sq mi (1,682.01/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||139xx (13901 = downtown)|
Binghamton is a city in the U.S. state of New York. It is near Pennsylvania, and sits along the Susquehanna River. In 2010, 47,376 people lived in the city, while 251,725 people lived in the metropolitan area. In the past, Binghamton was known for making cigars, shoes, and computers. IBM started in the Binghamton area. Today, the area is home to Binghamton University.
References[change | change source]
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 4, 2017.
- "Binghamton, NY". Weather Underground. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
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