Chemung County, New york


Chemung County, New York is named for a Delaware Indian village that means "big horn".

It was established from Tioga County in 1798, and its county seat is Elmira.

Chemung County is referred to as "Mark Twain Country" because the author lived and wrote in Elmira.

Chemung County is part of the Finger Lakes Region and the Southern Tier Expressway runs through the County.

Cities and towns located in Chemung County include Ashland, Baldwin, Big Flats, Catlin, Chemung, Elmira, Erin, Horseheads, Veteran, Southport, Van Etten, Elmira Heights, Millport, Van Etten, Wellsburg, West Elmira and Horseheads North.

Airports located in Chemung County include Elmira-Corning Regional Airport, located in the community of Big Flats

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