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Is bordered by Albany County on the east, Delaware County on the southwest, Greene County on the southeast, Montgomery County to the north, Otsego County to the west and Schenectady County on the northeast.
In 1795, Schoharie County was created by joining portions of Otsego and Albany counties. Schoharie County is in central New York State, west of Albany and southeast of Utica. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 626 square miles (1,622 km²), of which 622 square miles (1,611 km²) is land and 4 square miles (11 km²) (0.69%) is water.
Much of the southern portion of the county lies within the Catskill Mountains. Land rises in both directions quite rapidly from Schoharie Creek in the middle of the county. In contrast, the northern part of the county is predominately small hills and valleys. More than 75% of the county’s population lives in the north, closer to the Mohawk River, the historic transportation route east and west through the state. Schoharie Creek is a northward-flowing tributary of the Mohawk River.
The Gilboa Dam and the Schoharie Reservoir are part of the New York City Water Supply System. The New York Power Authority operates the Blenheim-Gilboa Dam and its reservoir to produce hydroelectric power. The headwaters of the Delaware River is located in the Town of Jefferson. Despite its proximity to Albany, the county has remained relatively rural.
The highest point is found at the summit of Huntersfield Mountain on the southern boundary with Greene County, at 3,423 feet (1,043 m) above sea level. The lowest point is where the Montgomery County line meets Schoharie Creek, 520 feet (158 m) above sea level. The most prominent geological feature is Vroman’s Nose, near the village of Middleburgh, New York in the Town of Fulton.
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MORE ABOUT SCHOHARIE COUNTY
Schoharie County is bounded on the East by Albany county, the Southwest by Delaware County, the Southeast by Greene County, the North by Montgomery County, the West by Otsego County and the Northeast by Schenectady County.The Schoharie Creek watershed spans an area of approximately 950 square miles (2,500 km2) and includes two reservoir-dam systems. The Gilboa Dam and the Schoharie Reservoir are part of the New York City Water Supply System. The New York Power Authority operates the Blenheim-Gilboa Dam and its reservoir to produce hydroelectric power. Despite its proximity to Albany the county has remained relatively rural.
The highest point is found at the summit of Huntersfield Mountain on the southern boundary with Greene County, 3,423 feet (1,043 m) above sea level. The lowest point is where the Montgomery County line meets Schoharie Creek, 520 feet (158 m) above sea level. The most prominent geological feature is Vroman’s Nose, in the town of Fulton, near the village of Middleburg.
As of the census of 2000, there were 31,582 people, 11,991 households, 15,915 housing units and 8,177 families residing in the county. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.98. The median income for a household in the county was $36,585, and the median income for a family was $43,118. Males had a median income of $31,725 versus $24,475 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,778. About 7.90% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.70% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over.
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