Witherbee, New York

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Witherbee, New York
Census-designated place
Witherbee is located in New York
Coordinates: 44°5′15″N 73°32′0″W / 44.08750°N 73.53333°W / 44.08750; -73.53333Coordinates: 44°5′15″N 73°32′0″W / 44.08750°N 73.53333°W / 44.08750; -73.53333
Country United States
State New York
County Essex
Town Moriah
 • Total 0.73 sq mi (1.90 km2)
 • Land 0.73 sq mi (1.90 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 1,273 ft (388 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 347
 • Density 473/sq mi (182.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 12998
FIPS code 36-82656

Witherbee is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Moriah in Essex County, New York, United States. The population of the CDP was 347 at the 2010 census.[1] Prior to 2010 the hamlet was part of the Mineville-Witherbee CDP.


Witherbee is located in the northern part of the town of Moriah and is bordered to the north by the hamlet of Mineville. It is 5 miles (8 km) northwest of Port Henry, the largest settlement in the town of Moriah.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Witherbee CDP has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.90 km2), all land.[1]


The Witherbee Memorial Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

  • Former Major League Baseball pitcher Johnny Podres was born in Witherbee.


  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Witherbee CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.