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Bemus Point is a village in Chautauqua County, in the Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia metro area.
Bemus Point is in the Southern Tier region.
The community was named after William Bemus, son-in-law of property owner William Prendergast.
The latitude of Bemus Point is 42.161N. The longitude is -79.391W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,322 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 336.
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20% of Bemus Point residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bemus Point ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bemus Point was $19,943, compared with $21,587 nationally.
33% of Bemus Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Bemus Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,107.
Libraries in Bemus Point include Bemus Point Public Library ... View libraries
Chautauqua County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bemus Point political report.
The average commute time for Bemus Point workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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