Place:Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States

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NameHornby
TypeTown
Coordinates42.233°N 77.033°W
Located inSteuben, New York, United States
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Hornby is a town in Steuben County, New York, United States. The population was 1,742 at the 2000 census. The name is from John Hornby, a land owner of the Pulteney Tract.

The Town of Hornby is located on the eastern border of the county, north of Corning, New York.

History

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The first settlers were Asa and Uriah Nash, in 1814. The town was created in 1826 from part of the Town of Corning (Then known as "Painted Post"). In 1831, part of Hornby was used to found the Town of Campbell, and another part of Hornby was added in 1842 to the Town of Orange (now in Schuyler County).

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