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Chemung County New York Genealogy and History

County seat: Elmira

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Chemung County History

Chemung County was formed from 520 square miles (1,300 km2) of Tioga County in 1836.

In 1854, Chemung County was divided and 110 square miles (280 km2) became Schuyler County, reducing Chemung to 410 square miles (1,100 km2), its current size.

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Chemung County Clerk
210 Lake Street
PO Box 588
Elmira, NY 14902-0588
Phone: 607-737-2920

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