There’s No Way You’ve Heard of These 13 Obscure and Tiny New York Towns
New York City may be one of the largest cities in the world, but across the state some towns and cities aren't even close. There are plenty of very small and tiny towns you probably never even heard of.
New York state is currently ranked 3rd in population in the US with an estimated total of 19,157,532 in 2002. According to City-Data, that's an increase of 1% since 2000.
Between 1990 and 2000, New York's population grew from 17,990,455 to 18,976,457, an increase of 5.5%. The population is projected to reach 19.8 million by 2025.
Fun fact- The state's geographic center is in Madison County, 12 mi (19 km) S of Oneida.
Where Is New York State's Smallest Town?
With a population of 90, Herrings New York has the title of the smallest. It is named after two brothers who owned a paper mill in the area that is next to the Black River. Looking at towns between the populations of 200-600, you stumble on some truly weird and bizarre names.
If you HAVE heard of these small towns, we want you on our team next time we hit up trivia night. If you’ve actually been to one of these obscure towns, we’ll make you team captain.
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While these might be some of the tiniest towns in New York, they are pretty small in both size and population. Blink and you might miss them. We wanted to share some of the most obscure and bizarre named ones on the list. This isn't in any sort of true order, you can read that here.
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