Utica, New York

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Utica, New York
City
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Utica Memorial Auditorium Interior- December 15, 2013.jpgUnion Station Utica new.jpg
Clockwise from top: Panorama of downtown from I-790, Looking south on Utica's Genesee Street, Utica Tower and harbor lock, Union Station, Adirondack Bank Center, Liberty Bell Corner, Stanley Theater
Flag of Utica, New York
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Official seal of Utica, New York
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Official logo of Utica, New York
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Nickname(s): The Handshake City, Sin City, The City that God Forgot, Elm Tree City[1][2]
Location in Oneida County and New York
Location in Oneida County and New York
Coordinates: 43°05′41″N 75°16′33″W / 43.09472°N 75.27583°W / 43.09472; -75.27583Coordinates: 43°05′41″N 75°16′33″W / 43.09472°N 75.27583°W / 43.09472; -75.27583
Country  United States
State

 New York


Metro Utica–Rome
County Oneida
Land grant (village) January 2, 1734[3]
Incorporated (village) April 3, 1798
Incorporated (city) February 13, 1832[4]
Government
 • Type Mayor-council
 • Mayor Robert M. Palmieri (D)
Area[5]
 • City 17.02 sq mi (44.07 km2)
 • Land 16.76 sq mi (43.40 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
Elevation 456 ft (139 m)
Population (2010)[8]
 • City 62,235
 • Estimate (2016) 60,652
 • Density 3,619.07/sq mi (1,397.36/km2)
 • Urban 117,328 (U.S.: 268th)[7]
 • Metro 297,592 (U.S.: 163rd)[6][a]
Demonym(s) Utican
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 13501-13505, 13599
Area code(s) 315
FIPS code 36-76540
GNIS feature ID 0968324[9]
Website cityofutica.com

Utica (/ˈjuːtɪkə/ (About this sound listen)) is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. Its population was 62,235 in the 2010 U.S. census.

It is located on the Mohawk River at the foot of the Adirondack Mountains. Utica is about 90 miles (145 km) northwest of Albany and 45 miles (72 km) east of Syracuse. Utica and the nearby city of Rome anchor the Utica–Rome Metropolitan Statistical Area, which makes up all of Oneida and Herkimer counties.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Estimated MSA rank as of July 1, 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. Mittel Jr., David A. (June 4, 2008). "The city that God Forgot". The Providence Journal. Archived from the original on June 5, 2008. 
  2. Bottini, Joseph L.; Davis, James L. (2007). Utica. Arcadia Publishing. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-7385-5496-9. 
  3. Bagg 1892, p. 20.
  4. Bagg 1892, p. 199.
  5. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 5, 2017. 
  6. "U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates". 2015 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Retrieved April 20, 2017. 
  7. "Census Urban Area List". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 28, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2015. 
  8. "Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. June 9, 2014. Archived from the original on June 27, 2014. Retrieved April 14, 2015. 
  9. "Feature Detail Report for: Utica". United States Geological Survey. 23 January 1980. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 

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