Place:Corning (town), Steuben, New York, United States

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NameCorning (town)
Alt namesCorning
TypeTown
Located inSteuben, New York, United States


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Corning is a town in Steuben County, New York, USA. The town is in the eastern part of the county and borders the city of Corning. The town population was 6,426 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Erastus Corning, a financier.

History

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The first settlement was near the current city of Corning around 1789. The Town of Corning began as the "Town of Painted Post" in 1796 when the county was founded. In 1836, the name was changed to honor an important investor in the local economy. The community of Corning set itself apart as a village in 1848 and became a city in 1890.

The town of Corning was incorporated in 1852.

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