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Chaumont is a village in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Drum metro area.
The community was named after James LeRay de Chaumont, founder
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Chaumont. For links to other places called Chaumont, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Chaumont is 44.066N. The longitude is -76.13W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 289 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 593.
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18% of Chaumont residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chaumont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chaumont was $16,608, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Chaumont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Chaumont include Chaumont Historic District, Point Salubrious Historic District, Three Mile Bay Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chaumont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $336. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $777.
Libraries in Chaumont include Lyme Free Library ... View libraries
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chaumont political report.
The average commute time for Chaumont workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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