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Trumansburg is a village in Tompkins County, in the Ithaca metro area.

The community was named after founder Abner Treman, whose surname was variously spelled as Truman, Treman, Tremain and Trimmins.

The latitude of Trumansburg is 42.542N. The longitude is -76.666W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,615.


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Median household income
Local
$39,423
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Trumansburg demographic reports
Trumansburg is on Trumansburg Creek, near Cayuga Lake.
Former and merged names include:
· Tremain Village
· Tremans' Mill
· Tremansburg
· Tremansville
Once known as Shin Hollow because early residents bumped their shins on tree stumps as they made their way home from the tavern

Local businessmen considered building an automobile factory in 1904, but instead opened a pickle plant

Well-known residents have included:
· Robert Moog, inventor of the electronic synthesizer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Gimme Coffee
Local festivals include:
  • Grassroots Festival - July 19-22, 2007
  • Trumansburg Fair - Aug. 22-26, 2007
  • Trumansburg Winter Festival - Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Trumansburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Taughannock Falls State Park
Trumansburg attractions: Cayuga Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Ulysses Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Trumansburg residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Trumansburg ancestry & family history guide.

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Recommendations: A walk along the Rim Trail of Taughannock State Park, followed by a beer at the Rongovian Embassy

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Trumansburg was $22,773, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Trumansburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Trumansburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $376.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,158.


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Libraries in Trumansburg include Ulysses Philomathic Library ... View libraries

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Tompkins County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Trumansburg political report.

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The average commute time for Trumansburg workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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