Binghamton, New York

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Binghamton, New York
City of Binghamton
Clockwise from top: Binghamton skyline, the Endicott Johnson Square Deal Arch, the South Washington Street Bridge, the Ross Park Zoo carousel, Court Street Historic District, downtown in winter, and the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally.
Clockwise from top: Binghamton skyline, the Endicott Johnson Square Deal Arch, the South Washington Street Bridge, the Ross Park Zoo carousel, Court Street Historic District, downtown in winter, and the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally.
Nickname(s): 
The Parlor City, Carousel Capital of the World, Valley of Opportunity
Motto(s): 
Restoring the Pride.
Binghamton, New York is located in New York
Binghamton, New York
Binghamton, New York
Location in the state of New York
Binghamton, New York is located in the United States
Binghamton, New York
Binghamton, New York
Binghamton, New York (the United States)
Coordinates: 42°6′08″N 75°54′42″W / 42.10222°N 75.91167°W / 42.10222; -75.91167Coordinates: 42°6′08″N 75°54′42″W / 42.10222°N 75.91167°W / 42.10222; -75.91167
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyBroome
Settled1802
Incorporated1834 (village)
1867 (city)
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorRichard C. David (R)
 • City Council
Area
 • City11.13 sq mi (28.83 km2)
 • Land10.48 sq mi (27.15 km2)
 • Water0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)  5.83%
Elevation850 ft (260 m)
Population
 • City47,376
 • Estimate 
(2016)
45,672
 • Density4,356.35/sq mi (1,682.01/km2)
 • Metro
251,725
Demonym(s)Binghamtonian
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
139xx (13901 = downtown)
Area code(s)607
FIPS code36-007-06607
Websitehttp://www.binghamton-ny.gov
Binghamton at night

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.

Binghamton is home to the Binghamton Senators hockey team and the Binghamton Mets baseball team.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 4, 2017.
  2. "Binghamton, NY". Weather Underground. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.