Broome County, New York

county in New York, United States

Broome County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2020 census, 198,683 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
Broome County Courthouse
Broome County Courthouse
Map of New York highlighting Broome County
Location within the U.S. state of New York
Map of the United States highlighting New York
New York's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°10′N 75°49′W / 42.16°N 75.82°W / 42.16; -75.82
Country United States
State New York
Named forJohn Broome
Largest cityBinghamton
 • Total715.52 sq mi (1,853.2 km2)
 • Land705.77 sq mi (1,827.9 km2)
 • Water9.7 sq mi (25 km2)  1.4%
 • Total198,683
 • Density281.6/sq mi (108.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district19th

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

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Broome County, New York". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 17, 2024.