Place:Port Dickinson, Broome, New York, United States

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NamePort Dickinson
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.137°N 75.894°W
Located inBroome, New York, United States
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Port Dickinson is a village in Broome County, New York, United States. The population was 1,641 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Binghamton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Village of Port Dickinson lies within the Town of Dickinson and is north of Binghamton.

History

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The Village of Port Dickinson was incorporated in 1876. The village takes its name from having once been a prosperous port on the now-extinct Chenango Canal, and in honor of United States Senator, Daniel S. Dickinson. It is now a residential suburb of Binghamton. Port Dickinson is the only incorporated community within the Town of Dickinson.

The Bevier-Wright House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

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