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"Maple City"

Hornell is a city in Steuben County, in the Corning metro area.

Hornell is in the Southern Tier region.

The community was named after George Hornell, settler and Indian trader.

The latitude of Hornell is 42.327N. The longitude is -77.661W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,161 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,817.


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Median household income
Local
$28,184
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hornell demographic reports
Hornell is on the Canisteo River.
Former and merged names include:
· Upper Canisteo
Railroad town. The Erie operated its steam locomotive shops here.

The city suffered severe damage in the flood of 1935.

Well-known residents have included:
· Bill Pullman, actor
· Bob Crane, actor
Nearby parks & recreation: Kanakadea Recreation Facility, Stony Brook State Park
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:
It was the rain, the endless torrents streaming from the sky that brought disaster to Hornell
-- Flood! - A Concise Account of the Disaster of July 8, 1935
Evening Tribune staff

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19% of Hornell residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hornell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hornell was $14,419, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Hornell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $349.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $712.


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Libraries in Hornell include Hornell Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hornell include Hornell Evening Tribune

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WSQA.

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Steuben County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hornell political report.

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The average commute time for Hornell workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Hornell include Comfort Inn Hornell, Econo Lodge.

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“ It was the rain, the endless torrents streaming from the sky that brought disaster to Hornell ”
~ Flood! - A Concise Account of the Disaster of July 8, 1935
Evening Tribune staff

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