About

Walton is a village in the town of Walton in Delaware County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 3,088.[3]

Walton is the home of the annual Delaware County Fair, which is typically held in August.[4]

The Gardiner Place Historic District, U.S. Post Office, Christ Episcopal Church, and the Walton Theatre, all listed on the National Register of Historic Places,[6] are located in the village.

Walton is the birthplace of William B. Ogden (born 15 June 1805), the first mayor of Chicago and a founder of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroadline.[7][8]

Walton has suffered from major flooding in 1996 and 2006.[9][10]

Geography and Education

The village is located at the center of the town of Walton, along the West Branch Delaware River. New York State Route 10 passes through the village, leading northeast 16 miles (26 km) to Delhi and southwest 27 miles (43 km) to Deposit. New York State Route 206 joins NY 10 in the village center and leads northwest 23 miles (37 km) to Bainbridge and southeast 10 miles (16 km) to Downsville.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village of Walton has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2), or 3.73%, is water.[3]

There are three primary and secondary schools in Walton: Townsend Elementary School, Mack Middle School, and O'Neill High School.[5

Farmstands and Events

Area Listings

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Updated: 19th January, 2019 1:43 PM.