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Cobleskill is a town in Schoharie County, New York, USA. The population was 6,407 at the 2000 census. The source of the town name has several conflicting accounts. Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... Schoharie County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ...


The Town of Cobleskill contains a village, also named Cobleskill, as well as the State University of New York at Cobleskill. The town is in the northern part of the county. Cobleskill is a village located in Schoharie County, New York. ... The State University of New York at Cobleskill is also known as the College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill. ...

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History

The town was first settled around 1750. The town was founded at the same time as the county, 1795, but its boundaries were not established until 1801. 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 79.7 km² (30.8 mi²). 79.3 km² (30.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (0.49%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 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. ...


Interstate 88 passes across the town. Interstate 88 (abbreviated I-88) is an interstate highway entirely within the U.S. state of New York. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 6,407 people, 2,270 households, and 1,287 families residing in the town. The population density was 80.8/km² (209.3/mi²). There were 2,509 housing units at an average density of 31.6/km² (81.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 94.76% White, 2.22% Black or African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.34% of the population. 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... 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 2,270 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.3% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.90. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 24.9% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.0 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $32,764, and the median income for a family was $46,875. Males had a median income of $32,708 versus $24,864 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,246. About 9.2% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.1% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over. 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. ...


Communities and locations in the Town of Cobleskill

  • Barnerville -- A hamlet in the east part of the town.
  • Bramanville -- A hamlet in the east part of the town.
  • Cobleskill -- The Village of Cobleskill.
  • East Cobleskill -- A hamlet in the southeast part of the town.
  • Howes Cave -- A hamlet in the east part of the town.
  • Lawyerville -- A hamlet northwest of Cobleskill village. The village is named after some early settlers.
  • Mineral Springs -- A hamlet south of Cobleskill village. It was originally called "Frances Corners."
  • Shutts Corners -- A location northeast of Cobleskill village.

Cobleskill is a village located in Schoharie County, New York. ...

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Seal of Schoharie County Schoharie County, New York
County seat Schoharie
Cities None
Villages Cobleskill | Esperance | Middleburgh | Richmondville | Schoharie | Sharon Springs
Towns Blenheim | Broome | Carlisle | Cobleskill | Conesville | Esperance | Fulton | Gilboa | Jefferson | Middleburgh | Richmondville | Schoharie | Seward | Sharon | Summit | Wright
Hamlets Gallupville | Livingstonville | Sloansville

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Under the Joint Admissions Program, students are admitted to both Cobleskill and UA as first year matriculants, with conditional acceptance to UA with junior status after completion of their Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree.
The coordinator at Cobleskill is the Director of Admissions; the coordinator at University at Albany is Mr.
Cobleskill students who enter the Joint Admission/Transfer Articulated Program who have not achieved the required GPA or who have not completed a PROGRAM OF STUDY are encouraged to apply for admission.
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