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Chenango County is centrally located in the Southern Tier region of New York State. The county seat is the City of Norwich which is located in the geographic center of the County, approximately 40 miles northeast of Binghamton and 60 miles southeast of Syracuse.
Between the rolling hills of the county runs four rivers: The Susquehanna, the Chenango, the Unadilla and the Otselic. Along their banks are wildlife and waterfowl that draw visitors to appreciate the rural beauty of the county. The hills divide the population into distinct communities who take pride in their distinctive landmarks: Norwich, the county seat with an elegant domed courthouse built in 1838; Otselic, where fishermen flock to the banks of the river on the first day of trout season and whose fishing line industry once earned it the name of Tackle Town, USA; Sherburne, with its annual Pageant of Bands and nearby waterfall and historic bridge; and Bainbridge, home of the General Clinton Canoe Regatta, with a village park, ringed with white churches and punctuated with a Victorian fountain and gazebo.
The County includes 21 townships, 8 villages and one City. It is predominantly rural in character with approximately 897 square miles of rolling hills and fertile river valleys.
The rural character of the County is reflected in its land use. Approximately 30% of the land is devoted to agricultural use. Just over 60% is forested. Only about 5% of the County's total land area is developed in commercial, industrial or residental use.
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