Oneonta is a city in southern Otsego County, New York, USA. Its nickname is "City of the Hills." The city is surrounded by the town of Oneonta, a separate municipal and political jurisdiction. The population is about 14 thousand people.
The first hamlet appeared around 1800 and was later known as "Milfordville." In 1830, the town of Oneonta was formed from parts of two other towns in the county. Milfordville changed its name to Oneonta in 1832, and, in 1848, incorporated as a village within the town. The village incorporated as a city in 1908.
The city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.3 km²).
Nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains along the banks of the Susquehanna River, the City of Oneonta is centrally located between the urban areas of Binghamton and Albany, with easy access to Interstate 88, the major east/west transportation route between Albany and western New York.
The architecture of Oneonta is mostly plain townhouses, and low-rise commercial buildings. Oneonta has very few industrial complexes. Because of its location, Oneonta does not serve as a prime industrial city.
There are several historic buildings that were originally homes of prominent people
Oneonta is home to the State University of New York at Oneonta (often abbreviated to SUNY Oneonta and SUCO) and Hartwick College.
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