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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Schenevus is approximately 513 (1990), 551 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 244 (1990), 240 (2010).
The amount of land area in Schenevus is 1.306 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Schenevus to Washington DC is 278 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 54 miles. (as the crow flies)
Schenevus is positioned 42.54 degrees north of the equator and 74.82 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in western New York, near Otsego and Lake Ontario.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Schenevus.

Schenevus was first known as Jacksonboro when it was settled in 1793. It was the only incorporated village in the town of Maryland when it was incorporated on 6 June 1870. The name of Schenevus was given in 1848 when the second post office was opened. By 1864, the town had a population of approximately 200 residents.

Chief Schenevus and his beautiful daughter, Manaho, are an important part of the town's legendary heritage. The legend tells of the beloved only daughter of Chief Schenevus, Manaho. Though she was pursued by many warriors, she loved only one, Manatee, the son of Wameto. Read about this legend on the webpage
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Schenevus Schools

Schenevus Central School
100 Main St
Schenevus, NY 12155
Phone: 607-638-5881

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