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Mineville, New York
Census-designated place
Location in Essex County and the state of New York
Location in Essex County and the state of New York
Country United States
State New York
County Essex
Town Moriah
Area
 • Total 3.71 sq mi (9.60 km2)
 • Land 3.70 sq mi (9.59 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 1,306 ft (398 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,269
 • Density 343/sq mi (132.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 12956
FIPS code 36-47707

Mineville is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Moriah in Essex County, New York, United States. The population was 1,269 at the 2010 census. Prior to the 2010 census, it was part of the Mineville-Witherbee, New York census-designated place. Mineville and Witherbee are located in the northern part of Moriah, northwest of Port Henry. Mineville was named for the iron ore mines that used to operate here.

Geography

Mineville is located at 44°5′35″N 73°31′6″W / 44.09306°N 73.51833°W / 44.09306; -73.51833. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.17%, is water.

The CDP is located along County Road 7 at the junction of County Road 6, 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Port Henry.


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