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Erin, New York
Country United States
State New York
County Chemung County
Town Erin
Area
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.96 km2)
 • Land 0.75 sq mi (1.94 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
1,265 ft (386 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 483
 • Density 646/sq mi (249.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
14838
Area code 607
FIPS code 36-24625
GNIS feature ID 944682

Erin is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Erin in Chemung County, New York, United States. The population of the CDP was 483 at the 2010 census, out of a total town population of 1,962.

Geography

Erin is located in northeastern Chemung County in the center of the town of Erin. It is in the valley of Newtown Creek, a west-flowing (and later south-flowing) tributary of the Chemung River, which in turn is a tributary of the Susquehanna River. New York State Route 223 passes through the center of Erin, leading west 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to Breesport and 7 miles (11 km) to NY-13 near the village of Horseheads. Route 223 leads northeast 5.7 miles (9.2 km) to NY-224 in the valley of Cayuta Creek, which then leads 2.5 miles (4.0 km) farther east to Van Etten.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Erin has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.96 km2), of which 0.75 square miles (1.94 km2) is land and 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2), or 1.26%, is water.

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