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Fillmore, New York
Hamlet and CDP
Country United States
State New York
County Allegany
Town Hume
Incorporated November 24, 1924
Dissolved December 31, 1994
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,200 ft (400 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 603
 • Density 744/sq mi (287/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 14735
Area code(s) 585
FIPS code 36-25747
GNIS feature ID 0950053

Fillmore is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in the town of Hume, Allegany County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 603. It was originally known as "The Mouth of the Creek" but was named for President Millard Fillmore in 1850. The former village of Fillmore dissolved its incorporation and is now simply a named hamlet southeast of the town center of Hume. Fillmore is the mailing address of the Hungarian Scout Camp, the main campsite of the Hungarian Scout Association in Exteris, although the camp is technically within the neighboring town of Granger. Fillmore is also the site of the Most Holy Family Monastery which was designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in February, 2017.

Geography

Fillmore is located where Cold Creek joins the Genesee River, at about 1,200 feet (370 m) above sea level, at the junction of County Road 4 and New York State Route 19 and New York State Route 19A. The hamlet is 1 mile (1.6 km) southeast of the town center of Hume and 4 miles (6 km) north of Houghton on Route 19 and 3 miles (5 km) south of Rossburg (another hamlet in the town of Hume) on Route 19A.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Fillmore CDP has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2).


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