Place:Deposit, Broome, New York, United States

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NameDeposit
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.062°N 75.423°W
Located inBroome, New York, United States
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Deposit is a village in Broome and Delaware counties in the U.S. state of New York. The population was 1,663 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Deposit, on the county line, is partly within the Town of Sanford (Broome County) and the Town of Deposit (Delaware County). The Broome County portion of Deposit is part of the Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

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The position of the village is at the boundary of White and Indian territory as imposed by the 1763 Fort Stanwix Treaty. The village was incorporated in 1811 in Delaware County.Deposit is one of only twelve villages in New York still incorporated under a charter, the other villages having incorporated or re-incorporated under the provisions of Village Law.

While the dairy industry is now important, the name of the town is said to derive from its status as a lumber center, when it was the place at which logs were "deposited" into the river for transport south.

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