Broome County, New York

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Broome County
Broome County Courthouse
Broome County Courthouse
Map of New York highlighting Broome County
Location within the U.S. state of New York
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New York's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°08′13″N 75°53′18″W / 42.136986°N 75.888313°W / 42.136986; -75.888313
Country United States
State New York
Founded1806
Named forJohn Broome
SeatBinghamton
Largest cityBinghamton
Area
 • Total715.52 sq mi (1,853.2 km2)
 • Land705.77 sq mi (1,827.9 km2)
 • Water9.7 sq mi (25 km2)  1.4%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2018)
191,659
 • Density271.6/sq mi (104.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts19th, 22nd
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.[1] 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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 11, 2013.