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 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
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°08′13″N 75°53′18″W / 42.136986°N 75.888313°W / 42.136986; -75.888313
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%
 • Estimate 
 • Density271.6/sq mi (104.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts19th, 22nd

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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved October 11, 2013.