Place:Cooperstown, Otsego, New York, United States


Coordinates42.697°N 74.927°W
Located inOtsego, New York, United States
Contained Places
Christ Churchyard
Lakewood Cemetery
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Cooperstown is a village in and county seat of Otsego County, New York, United States. Most of the village lies within the town of Otsego, but some of the eastern part is in the town of Middlefield. Located at the foot of Otsego Lake in the Central New York Region, Cooperstown is approximately southwest of Albany, southeast of Syracuse and northwest of New York City. The population of the village was 1,852 as of the 2010 census.

Cooperstown is the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Other attractions in the village include: the Farmers' Museum opened in 1944 on farmland that had once belonged to James Fenimore Cooper. The Fenimore Art Museum and Glimmerglass Opera are also based here. Most of the historic pre-1900s core of the village is included in the Cooperstown Historic District, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980; its boundaries were increased in 1997 and more contributing properties were identified.

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