Breesport, New York

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Breesport, New York
Hamlet & CDP
Breesport is located in New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°10′24″N 076°44′02″W / 42.17333°N 76.73389°W / 42.17333; -76.73389Coordinates: 42°10′24″N 076°44′02″W / 42.17333°N 76.73389°W / 42.17333; -76.73389[1]
Country United States
State New York
County Chemung County
Town Horseheads
 • Total 1.640 sq mi (4.25 km2)
 • Land 1.628 sq mi (4.22 km2)
 • Water 0.012 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,099 ft (335 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 626
 • Density 382/sq mi (147/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code[4] 14816
Area code 607
FIPS code[2][5] 36-08004
GNIS feature ID[5] 944682

Breesport is a hamlet and census-designated place in the town of Horseheads in Chemung County, New York, United States. The population was 626 at the 2010 census.[3]

It is the home of the Twin Tiers Christian Academy.


Breesport is located on the eastern side of the town of Horseheads at 42°10′24″N 076°44′02″W / 42.17333°N 76.73389°W / 42.17333; -76.73389 (42.173408, -76.733841). Its elevation is 1,099 feet (335 m).[1] Its eastern edge is the border between Horseheads and the town of Erin. New York State Route 223 passes through the center of Breesport, leading west 3 miles (5 km) to NY-13 near the village of Horseheads and east 3.5 miles (5.6 km) to Erin.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Breesport has a total area of 1.640 square miles (4.25 km2), of which 1.628 square miles (4.22 km2) is land and 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Breesport". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Places: New York". 2010 Census Gazetteer Files. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2013. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ a b "2010 Demographic Profile Data: Breesport CDP, New York". Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Post Offices By County: Chemung County, New York". United States Postal Service. Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: New York". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on October 19, 2006.