Place:Van Etten, Chemung, New York, United States


NameVan Etten
Coordinates42.198°N 76.554°W
Located inChemung, New York, United States

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Van Etten is a village in Chemung County, New York, United States. The population was 537 at the 2010 census. The name comes from the two brothers who founded the village.

The village of Van Etten is in the town of Van Etten near its eastern town line. The village is northeast of Elmira and is part of the Elmira Metropolitan Statistical Area.


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The village was founded around 1798 by James and Joshua Van Etten. Previously called "Halls Corners", at first the community was called "Van Ettenville", but was incorporated in 1876 as "Van Etten". The first railroad line arrived in 1871.

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