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Cornish is a town in Sullivan County.

Named for Sir Samuel Cornish, admiral

The latitude of Cornish is 43.478N. The longitude is -72.316W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 928 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,661.


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Median household income
Local
$53,393
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cornish demographic reports
Cornish is on the Connecticut River
Former and merged names include:
· Mast Camp
Sculptor Saint-Gaudens, seeking a studio away from the summer heat of New York City, began coming to Cornish in 1885. Artist friends followed him, transforming the area into a popular artists colony
Well-known residents have included:
· Winston Churchill, writer
· J.D. Salinger, writer
· Michael Dorris, author
· Louise Erdrich, author
· Hamlin Garland, author
Local festivals include:
  • Cornish Fair - Aug. 17-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cornish web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cornish demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sullivan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 03745 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Cornish residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cornish ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cornish was $23,165, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Cornish residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cornish, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,002.


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

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The average commute time for Cornish workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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