|• Total||101.43 sq mi (262.70 km2)|
|• Land||98.11 sq mi (254.11 km2)|
|• Water||3.32 sq mi (8.59 km2)|
|Elevation||1,102 ft (336 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||21.18/sq mi (8.18/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0979343|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 101.4 square miles (263 km2), of which, 98.2 square miles (254 km2) of it is land and 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2) of it (3.20%) is water.
The town is partly in the Adirondack Park.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,049 people, 797 households, and 564 families residing in the town. The population density was 20.9 people per square mile (8.1/km2). There were 1,204 housing units at an average density of 12.3 per square mile (4.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.98% White, 0.05% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.
There were 797 households, out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.02.
In the town, the population was spread out, with 27.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $32,210, and the median income for a family was $37,981. Males had a median income of $30,842 versus $22,938 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,924. About 6.1% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.
Communities and locations in Parishville
- Allens Falls – A location in the north part of town and site of an early settlement.
- High Flats – A hamlet in the western part of town on County Road 58.
- Joe Indian Pond – A lake near the south town line.
- Blake Falls Reservoir – An artificial lake by the south town line.
- Parishville – A hamlet, with the same name as the town, on NY-72.
- Parishville Center – A hamlet west of Parishville hamlet on NY-72.
- Pickettville – A hamlet south of Parishville hamlet, located on the edge of the Adirondack Park.
- Rainbow Falls Reservoir – An artificial lake in the southwest part of Parishville.
- Sinclair Corners – A location north of Parishville Center.
- Stafford Corners – A location at the west town line, north of West Parishville.
- West Parishville – A hamlet near the west town line.
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The Parishville-Hopkinton boys' soccer team has historically always been strong. They have won many Section X titles. Recently they won back-to-back Section X titles in 2007 and 2008, 2010, and again in 2011.
In 2001, the Parishville-Hopkinton boys' varsity baseball team won the New York State Class D Championship to become the first team in school history to do so.
In popular culture
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 5, 2017.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- History of Parishville, NY
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
- Hussie, Andrew. "Homestuck". Homestuck. Andrew Hussie. Retrieved 21 December 2018.