Utica, New York

city in Oneida County, New York, United States

Utica (/ˈjuːtɪkə/ (audio speaker iconlisten)) is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States. Its population was 65,283 in the 2020 U.S. census.[6]

Utica, New York
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
Official seal of Utica, New York
The Handshake City, Sin City, Elm Tree City[1]
Location in Oneida County and New York
Location in Oneida County and New York
Coordinates: 43°06′03″N 75°13′57″W / 43.10083°N 75.23250°W / 43.10083; -75.23250
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
RegionCentral New York; Mohawk Valley
Land grant (village)January 2, 1734 (1734-01-02)[2]
Incorporated (village)April 3, 1798 (1798-04-03)[3]
Incorporated (city)February 13, 1832 (1832-02-13)[4]
 • TypeStrong mayor-council
 • City16.98 sq mi (43.97 km2)
 • Land16.72 sq mi (43.31 km2)
 • Water0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
456 ft (139 m)
 • City65,283
 • Density3,904.0/sq mi (1,507.3/km2)
 • Urban
119,059 (U.S.: 282nd)
 • Metro
292,264 (U.S.: 171st)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
13501-13505, 13599
Area code315
FIPS code36-76540
GNIS feature ID0968324[7]

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.

References change

  1. Bottini & Davis 2007, p. 90.
  2. Bagg 1892, p. 20.
  3. Ripley, George; Dana, Charles A., eds. (1879). "  Utica (New York)". The American Cyclopædia. 16 (1879 ed.). D. Appleton & Company. Wikisource. 
  4. Bagg 1892, p. 199.
  5. "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 19, 2022. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "QuickFacts: Utica city, New York". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 6, 2024.
  7. "Feature Detail Report for: Utica". United States Geological Survey. January 23, 1980. Archived from the original on May 30, 2022. Retrieved April 15, 2015.

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