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Hillcrest, New York
Neighborhood of Fenton, New York
Nickname(s): 
"The Crest , Home of Misfit Goths"
Motto(s): 
"Detached be the set"
Hillcrest, Broome County, New York is located in New York
Hillcrest, Broome County, New York
Hillcrest, Broome County, New York
Location in New York
Hillcrest, Broome County, New York is located in the United States
Hillcrest, Broome County, New York
Hillcrest, Broome County, New York
Location in the United States
Country United States
State New York
County Broome
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 2,680
Time zone Eastern Standard Time (North America)

Hillcrest is a residential community in Broome County, New York in the town of Fenton, directly north of Binghamton. To the north of Hillcrest is the Chenango Bridge and the village of Port Dickinson Hillcrest contains numerous single-family homes, a high school, two public parks, three churches, a public library, a cemetery, numerous industries and businesses, and a central plaza area within walking distance of most homes that includes a gas station, family-run Italian restaurant, ice cream parlor, diner, and Subway (restaurant). It lies in Broome County, and borders I-88 and the Chenango River.

Places of interest

Some places of interest for community members and visitors are:

  • Chenango Valley High School- a local high school.
  • Hillcrest Little League Field - site of a little league and softball field.
  • Bella Pizza - Family-owned pizza and Italian restaurant in the Hillcrest Heights Plaza, established 1983.
  • Suzy Q's - Family-owned ice cream parlor in the Hillcrest Heights Plaza offering ice cream cones, shakes, and sundaes.
  • Sunoco - Gas station and convenience store in the Hillcrest Heights Plaza.
  • Fraternity - Family-owned Chinese take-out restaurant in the Hillcrest Heights Plaza.
  • Laura's Luncheonette - Breakfast and lunch diner.
  • Hillcrest Subway
  • Fenton Free Library - Community run library.
  • Chenango Valley Cemetery
  • St. Francis of Assisi - Catholic Church, former school, and gymnasium.
  • Ogden Hillcrest UMC - United Methodist Church, and Thrift Shop
  • Adaptive Driving School
  • Stone Spillway, National Defense Stockpile Center - listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.
  • The birthplace of Mother Crest - Chase Court
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