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125 East Court Street
Ithaca, NY  14850
(607) 274-5551
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Town of Newfield

Alan Chaffe, Historian
Rose Mary Rowland, Deputy Historian

Newfield contains one of the few covered bridges remaining in New York State. It is a symbol of the town and beloved by all. The name was given in 1822 from the fact that these were the newest fields opened up for settlement by the Watkins & Flint Tract. Newfield’s hills are steep; Cayuga Inlet cuts through the long valley. Newfield’s current population is 5,108.

 

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