The Town of Berkshire consists of 30.22 square miles and is located in the northeast section of the County. It is bordered by the Town of Richford to the north, Broome County to the east, the Town of Newark Valley to the south, and Tompkins County to the west. The 2000 Census stated that the population was 1,366. The hamlet of Berkshire on Route 38 has the small town USA charm with its skyline of multiple church steeples. The Berkshire Community Association (BCA) is responsible for civic improvements. Berkshire was recently featured on an area tour for a national conference on rural development sponsored by Cornell's Community and Rural Development Institute. For more info on Berkshire, NY, go to www.berkshireny.com.