Elmira Heights, New York

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Elmira Heights is a village in Chemung County, New York, United States. The population was 4,170 at the 2000 census.

The Village of Elmira Heights is primarily within the Town of Elmira, but part of the village is in the Town of Horseheads. The village is a northern suburb of the City of Elmira. It is part of the 'Elmira, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area'.



Elmira Heights is located at 42°7′38″N 76°49′27″W / 42.12722°N 76.82417°W / 42.12722; -76.82417 (42.127298, -76.824214)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.1 square miles (3.0 km²), all of it land.

Newtown Creek, a tributary of the Chemung River, flows along the east side of the village. Halderman Creek also flows through the eastern part of the village from north to south. Woodlawn National Cemetery is south of the village.

The Southern Tier Expressway (New York State Route 17) passes along the east side of the village. New York State Route 14 (College Avenue) and County Road 66 (Grand Central Avenue) are north-south streets through the village.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,170 people, 1,874 households, and 1,053 families residing in the village. The population density was 3,664.5 people per square mile (1,412.3/km²). There were 2,010 housing units at an average density of 1,766.3/sq mi (680.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.03% White, 1.03% African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.50% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.79% of the population.

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