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Oneonta was first known as McDonald's Mills.  Beginning in 1817, it became Milfordville (from the towns of Milford, Otego, and Huntsville).

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Looking for something to do? Want to join a local association? Interested in learning more about Oneonta? We've assembled a selection of helpful links for visitors and residents alike: 

Otsego County Chamber


The purpose of the Otsego County Chamber is to continually improve the overall business climate in the region; to strive for an atmosphere which attracts investment; to build a positive, forward-thinking business community; and to partner with government, groups, individuals and institutions.

Otsego Now


Otsego County's economic development professionals will help you fulfill your business goals, whether you are looking to build a new facility, relocate your business, or expand your operations and workforce.

The Greater Oneonta Economic Development Council


GO-EDC will explore, develop, and implement plans for cooperative activities among businesses within the Town and City of Oneonta

Oneonta City School District


Click here for enrollment, policies, and more information on the following area schools: Oneonta High School, Oneonta Middle School, Greater Plains Elementary School, Riverside Elementary School, and Valleyview Elementary School.

The Daily Star


The newspaper for the heartland of New York.

Hometown Oneonta


Covering Oneonta and the surrounding communities of Otsego County since 2008.

Greater Oneonta Historical Society (GOHS)


Founded in 1939, the Greater Oneonta Historical Society, formerly the Upper Susquehanna Historical Society, strives to preserve the heritage of the Greater Oneonta area and to educate the population by offering programs which familiarize area citizens with local history. As an organization, it works to enhance the future by providing a tradition on which contemporary culture can be based and out of which it can grow. 



Huntington Memorial Library 


Huntington Memorial Library is the largest library in Otsego County, with a collection of more than 75,000 items.


New York State Electric and Gas (NYSEG)


NYSEG has a number of links on its website for reporting streetlight outages and also maintains an electricity outage information page.

Oneonta Businesswoman's Club


The Oneonta Business Woman's Club of Oneonta was originally started in the fall of 1921. The object of the club is mental and social growth, civic improvement and philanthropic work as per the club's constitution." The present day Club has meetings on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except July, August, and holidays.)

Oneonta Susquehanna Greenway (OSG)


The Oneonta Susquehanna Greenway (also called the OSG) is a proposed bicycle and pedestrian trail which will follow the Susquehanna River for approximately six miles in the city and town of Oneonta. It will run from the Susquehanna River Park in the West End of Oneonta, through Oneonta, and out to Fortin Park in the East End.

Oneonta Garden Club 


The Oneonta Federated Garden Club is a civic organization committed to the beautification of Oneonta through its many projects. The major project for the year is the downtown planting. With funds provided by the Future of Oneonta Foundation and plants from Frazier's Greenhouses, the club fills the planter tubs in downtown Oneonta and plant beds in the parks and nursing homes.

Sweet Home Oneonta


Local events calendar and business directory. Includes information on area dining, shopping, rentals, accommodation, jobs, and local news.

Oneonta High Alumni


The mission of the Association is to effectively promote interest, pride and awareness of Oneonta High School and its alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends. 

Otsego County Solid Waste

Do your part! Learn about how to dispose of Household Hazardous Waste, Municipal Solid Waste and much more! Learn about how to reduce, reuse, and recycle every day! Visit Recycle Coach to find more information.