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Montour Falls is a village in Schuyler County.

The community was named after Queen Catherine Montour.

The latitude of Montour Falls is 42.347N. The longitude is -76.845W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,798.


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Median household income
Local
$29,018
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Montour Falls demographic reports
Montour Falls is on Catharine Creek.
Former and merged names include:
· Havana
Site of an Indian village destroyed by Sullivan's army in 1779.

The local economy was dealt a blow by the bankruptcy in 2002 of its major employer, Shepard Niles, a manufacturer of cranes and other equipment.

The village is known for Shequaga Falls, which appear to flow into the main street, and for its government complex, Greek Revival-style buildings with rounded columns made of brick.

Site of the Warder Academy of Fire Science, a state facility which trains firefighters and other emergency workers.

Local festivals include:
  • Falls Harvest Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Montour Falls web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Catharine Valley Trail
Historic routes: Cayuga-Seneca Canal
Historic sites and museums: Schuyler County Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Quotes:
Within a short walk of Montour Falls are seven glens, each with a distinctive claim to beauty in cascades, caverns, waterfalls, amphitheaters, and high and angular cliffs
-- WPA Guide to NY, 1940

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16% of Montour Falls residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Montour Falls ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Montour Falls was $15,671, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Montour Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Montour Falls include Montour Falls Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Montour Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.


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Libraries in Montour Falls include Montour Falls Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Schuyler County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Montour Falls political report.

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The average commute time for Montour Falls workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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“ Within a short walk of Montour Falls are seven glens, each with a distinctive claim to beauty in cascades, caverns, waterfalls, amphitheaters, and high and angular cliffs ”
~ WPA Guide to NY, 1940

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