New York 215

The first NY 215 northbound marker in Virgil.
(Mark Sinsabaugh, 03/28/2007)

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Southern Terminus: NY 392, Virgil
Northern Terminus: NY 13, Cortland
Length: 6.11 miles (9.84 km)
Orientation: North-South
Counties: Cortland
Cities: Cortland
Villages: None
Towns: Virgil, Cortlandville
Name(s): Owego St.

NY 215 had two prior incarnations. In the 1930s, it was assigned to what is now NY 17K in Orange County. From the 1940s through the early 1970s, it was assigned to Redman Rd. between Morton Rd. (Former NY 360) and the original western end of the Lake Ontario State Parkway in northwestern Monroe County with an entrance to Hamlin Beach State Park. When the parkway was extended west into Orleans County in the early 1970s, the NY 215 designation was removed as the Redman Rd. connection to the parkway and park had been eliminated. Present day NY 215 was assigned in the early 1980s along the former NY 90 alignment south of Cortland when the latter's southern terminus was truncated to Homer.

Scan from the 1935 Sunoco Rand McNally New York
map showing NY 215's original 1930s alignment
in Orange County.

Scan from the 1971 Gulf Rand McNally New York State
Map showing the 1940s-70s alignment of NY 215
in Monroe County.

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Mile Desc. NORTH (Read Down) SOUTH (Read Up)
. . .
0.00 JCT
5.53 . .
6.11 JCT

(Douglas Kerr, 08/07/2005)
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Reference marker found along NY 215's old alignment on Redman Rd. in Hamlin, Monroe County.
(Mark Sinsabaugh, 08/07/2004)

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Wikipedia: New York 215

Page Created: August 5, 2006 | Page Updated: March 13, 2021