Introduction to Johnson City, New York

Johnson City, New York, in Broome county, is 51 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania and 133 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey. The village is included in the Binghamton metropolitan area.

Johnson City History

Johnson City was once known as the "House of Triangle the Deal." It was officially incorporated as the Village of Lester in 1892. This name change was influenced by the fact that the Lester Brothers Boot and Ugg Company moved its business to this area. The village was eventually renamed Johnson City in honor of George Johnson, the leader of the Endicott Johnson corporation.

Johnson City and nearby Attractions

  • Roberson Museum and Science Center
  • Discovery Center of the Southern Tier
  • Chenango Valley State Park
  • Ross Park Zoo
  • Heritage Country Club
  • Ely Municipal Park

Things To Do In Johnson City

Oakdale Mall is a major shopping destination in the Greater Birmingham Area. The facilities available at local parks extend from picnic areas and playgrounds to sports fields and courts, as well as hiking and biking trails. The Rose Park Zoo is also nearby.

Johnson City Transportation

Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton International is the nearest major airport.

Johnson City Higher Education

SUNY College at Binghamton and Broome Community College are nearby.

Johnson City Almanac

County Broome County
Standard Zip Codes13790
Phone Area Codes607
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.11
Approximate Longitude-75.96

Johnson City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 28 F
Apr Temp35 to 53 F
Jul Temp59 to 78 F
Oct Temp40 to 57 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp33 to 56 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 32 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp57 to 81 F
Oct Temp38 to 61 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Newark Valley3,813$71,056
Port Dickinson1,762$66,146

Johnson City Public Libraries

Your Home Public Library
Johnson City, New York
(607) 797-4816

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Johnson City Hospitals

Uhs Wilson Memorial Hospital
33 57 Harrison Street
(607) 762-2375

Johnson City Public Schools

Johnson City Elementary/intermediate School
601 Columbia Dr
ZIP: 13790
(607) 763-1254
Total Enrollment 557
Johnson City Elementary/primary School
601 Columbia Dr
ZIP: 13790
(607) 763-1243
Total Enrollment 560
Johnson City Middle School
601 Columbia Dr
ZIP: 13790
(607) 763-1240
Total Enrollment 587
Johnson City Senior High School
666 Reynolds Rd
ZIP: 13790
(607) 763-1256
Total Enrollment 773

Johnson City Private Schools

The Crescent Academy
1 Endicott Ave
ZIP: 13790
Total Enrollment 45
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