Herkimer County, New York

Herkimer County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York in the United States. In the 2000 census, the county had 64 427 inhabitants and a population density of 18 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Herkimer.


In the early 18th century, the area of present-day Herkimer counties of immigrants from the former Electoral Palatinate was settled. The county was formed on 16 February 1791. It was named after Nicholas Herkimer, a brigadier general of the state militia during the American Revolutionary War, and son of Palatine immigrants from sand bei Heidelberg.


The county has an area of ​​3,777 square kilometers, of which 122 square kilometers are water surface. In Herkimer County, the so-called Herkimer diamonds, clear double ended quartz crystals come before.

Cities and towns

  • Coldbrook
  • Columbia
  • Danube
  • Dolgeville
  • Fairfield
  • Frankfort, Town
  • Frankfort, Village
  • German Flatts
  • Herkimer, Town
  • Herkimer, Village
  • Ilion
  • Litchfield
  • Little Falls, Town
  • Little Falls, City
  • Manheim
  • Middleville
  • Mohawk
  • Newport, Town
  • Newport, Village
  • Norway
  • Ohio
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • Salisbury
  • Schuyler
  • Strongly
  • Warren
  • Webb
  • West Winfield
  • Winfield