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Encyclopedia > Apalachin, New York

Apalachin is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in Tioga County, New York. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 1,126. It is named after the Apalachin Creek. Apalachin means in the native language From where the messenger returned. A hamlet is (usually — see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Tioga County is a county located in the state of New York. ...


Apalachin is in the southeast part of the Town of Owego and is adjacent to the Southern Tier Expressway (New York 17). Owego is a town located in Tioga County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 20,365. ...

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Geography

Apalachin is located at 42°4'28" North, 76°9'23" West (42.074407, -76.156308)GR1. The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the region has a total area of 3.8 km² (1.5 mi²). 3.8 km² (1.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


The community is on the south side of the Susquehanna River. The Susquehanna River is a river in the northeastern United States. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 1,126 people, 442 households, and 307 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 293.8/km² (763.1/mi²). There were 474 housing units at an average density of 123.7/km² (321.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.54% White, 0.98% African American, 0.27% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. 0.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 442 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.03. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which generally forms the foundation of a family. ...


In the community the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.


The median income for a household in the hamlet was $38,636, and the median income for a family was $42,647. Males had a median income of $21,902 versus $25,357 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,927. 11.2% of the population and 9.5% of families were below the poverty line. 19.4% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Facts about Apalachin

An early resident was Benjamin F. Tracy, father of the modern navy. Benjamin Franklin Tracy (1830-1915) was a United States political figure who served as Secretary of the Navy from March 6, 1889 - March 4, 1893, during the administration of President Benjamin Harrison. ...


In November 17, 1957, the heads of the U.S. Mafia held the Apalachin Meeting at the home of Joseph Barbara, a conference of mobsters who had gathered to iron out various issues in the underworld. The gathering was quickly broken up when a curious state trooper turned up and sent some of the most powerful gangsters in the country fleeing through the surrounding countryside. In this context, Mafiosi and the FBI sometimes just refer to the meeting as Apalachin. This meeting was humorously portrayed in the opening sequence of the 1999 motion picture Analyze This, which starred Robert DeNiro and Billy Crystal. 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... The Mafia, also referred to in Italian as Cosa Nostra (Our Thing or This Thing of Ours), is an organized criminal secret society that evolved in mid-19th century Sicily. ... The Apalachin Meeting was a 1957 summit of US Mafia bosses that descended into a farce when those attending fled in panic after their gathering aroused the curiosity of the local police. ... Joseph Joe the Barber Barbara was a member of the Mafia. ... ... The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a Federal police force which is the principal investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... Analyze This is a 1999 movie produced by Warner Brothers Studios. ... Robert De Niro Robert De Niro, Jr. ... Billy Crystal Billy Crystal (born March 14, 1947 in Long Beach, New York) is an American actor, writer, producer, and film director. ...


Apalachin is the home of Jeremiah Craven.


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Coordinates: 42.074407° N -76.156308° E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...


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