Binghamton, New York

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Binghamton
City
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 is located in New York
Binghamton
Binghamton
Location in the state of New York
Binghamton is located in the US
Binghamton
Binghamton
Binghamton (the US)
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
Country United States
State New York
County Broome
Settled 1802
Incorporated 1834 (village)
1867 (city)
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Richard C. David (R)
 • City Council
Area[1]
 • 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[2] 850 ft (260 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • City 47,376
 • Estimate (2016) 45,672
 • Density 4,356.35/sq mi (1,682.01/km2)
 • Metro 251,725
Demonym(s) Binghamtonian
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 139xx (13901 = downtown)
Area code(s) 607
FIPS code 36-007-06607
Website http://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.