Place:Erin, Chemung, New York, United States


Coordinates42.183°N 76.667°W
Located inChemung, New York, United States
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Erin is a town in Chemung County, New York, United States. The population was 1,962 at the 2010 census. The name was applied by early settlers from Ireland.

The town is east of Elmira and is along the county's northern border. It is part of the Elmira Metropolitan Statistical Area.


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The area that would become the town was first settled before 1816. The town of Erin was formed in 1822 from the town of Chemung.

The Scotchtown Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

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  • Outstanding guide to Erin family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.

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