Vintage Delaware County

The Delaware County Gallery contains historical, vintage, and nostalgic images related to the various locations within the county.
Delaware County is named after the Delaware River which runs through it, which was named in honor of Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr, appointed governor of Virginia in 1609. When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present county area was divided between Albany and Ulster Counties. The county was formed in 1797 by combining portions of Otsego and Ulster counties.


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The county is located in the southern part of the state, separated from the state of Pennsylvania by the Delaware River. It is east of Binghamton and southwest of Albany. The county contains part of the Catskill Mountains and is within a region called the Southern Tier of New York State.

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