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Witherbee, New York
View of Witherbee from Belfry Mountain
View of Witherbee from Belfry Mountain
Witherbee, New York is located in New York
Witherbee, New York
Witherbee, New York
Location in New York
Country United States
State New York
County Essex
Town Moriah
 • Total 0.73 sq mi (1.90 km2)
 • Land 0.73 sq mi (1.90 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
1,273 ft (388 m)
 • Total 347
 • Density 473/sq mi (182.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 36-82656

Witherbee is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Moriah in Essex County, New York, United States. The population of the CDP was 347 at the 2010 census. Prior to 2010 the hamlet was part of the Mineville-Witherbee CDP.


Witherbee is located in the northern part of the town of Moriah and is bordered to the north by the hamlet of Mineville. It is 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Port Henry, the largest settlement in the town of Moriah.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Witherbee CDP has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.90 km2), all land.


The Witherbee Memorial Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.

Notable person

  • Former Major League Baseball pitcher Johnny Podres was born in Witherbee.
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