Hancock is a town in Delaware County, New York, United States. The town contains a village, also named Hancock. The town is in the southwest part of the county. The population was 3,224 at the 2010 census.

This town was established in 1806 from part of the town ofColchester.[citation needed] It is named for John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of the Independence.[4] Located at Lordville are the Lordville Presbyterian Church and Ravina, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Geography and Education

The west town line, delineated by the Delaware River is the border ofPennsylvania. NY Route 17 passes through the town.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 161.8 square miles (419.1 km²), of which, 159.3 square miles (412.7 km²) of it is land and 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²) of it (1.54%) is water.

Hancock Central School District

Farmstands and Events

Area Listings

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Updated: 9th July, 2020 7:00 AM (Z).