Broome County, New York

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Broome County, New York
County of New York State
County of Broome
Broome County Courthouse Dec 08.jpg
Broome County Courthouse
Location within New York
Location within New York
Map of the United States highlighting New York
New York's location within the U.S.
Founded1806
Named forJohn Broome
SeatBinghamton
Largest cityBinghamton
Area
 • Total716 sq mi (1,854 km2)
 • Land706 sq mi (1,829 km2)
 • Water9.7 sq mi (25 km2), 1.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)193,639[1]
 • Density274.3/sq mi (105.9/km2)
Congressional districts19th, 22nd
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4
Websitewww.gobroomecounty.com

Broome County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, 200,600 people lived there.[2] Its county seat is Binghamton. The county was named in honor of John Broome, who was lieutenant governor in 1806 when Broome County was founded.

Broome County is the site of Binghamton University, one of four university centers in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.

References[change | change source]

  1. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Broome County, New York". Census Bureau QuickFacts. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 11, 2013.