Gifford Hill (Otsego County, New York)

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Gifford Hill
Gifford Hill is located in New York
Gifford Hill
Gifford Hill
Location of Gifford Hill within New York
Highest point
Elevation 1,928 feet (588 m)
Coordinates 42°31′09″N 75°02′21″W / 42.51917°N 75.03917°W / 42.51917; -75.03917Coordinates: 42°31′09″N 75°02′21″W / 42.51917°N 75.03917°W / 42.51917; -75.03917[1]
Geography
Location Oneonta, New York, U.S.
Topo map USGS Mount Vision

Gifford Hill is a small mountain chain in the Central New York Region of New York. It is located northeast of Oneonta, New York. It is made of three main peaks the highest being 1928 feet.[2] Gifford Hill is named for the Gifford Family who moved to the area in 1803 and settled along the Oneonta Creek on what is now called Gifford Hill.[3]

The west side of Gifford Hill drains into Oneonta Creek and the east side of the hill drains into Gifford Creek.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Gifford Hill". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2017-06-03.
  2. ^ "Gifford Hill". Geonames.usgs. usgs. 1980. Retrieved 3 June 2017. data
  3. ^ "A history of Oneonta". theusgenweb.org. usgenweb. 1980. Retrieved 5 June 2017. data
  4. ^ "Gifford Creek". Geonames.usgs. usgs. 1980. Retrieved 5 June 2017. data


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