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Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. The population was 11,183 at the 2010 census. It is named for Erastus Corning, an Albany financier and railroad executive who was an investor in the company that developed the community.OverviewThe city of Corning is at the western edge of the town of Corning and in the southeast part of Steuben County.The city is the headquarters of Fortune 500 company Corning Incorporated, formerly Corning Glass Works, a manufacturer of glass and ceramic products for industrial, scientific and technical uses.It is also home to the Corning Museum of Glass, which houses one of the world's most comprehensive collections of glass objects from antiquity to the present. The museum houses the Rakow Library, one of the world's major glass research centers.The city's other major cultural attraction is the Rockwell Museum. It contains an important collection of Western American painting and sculpture assembled over the past 40 years by Robert F. and Hertha Rockwell. The city has been cited several times by American Style magazine as one of the top twenty-five small city arts destinations in the U.S. - most recently in June 2010. Many of the cultural events and historic landmarks in the city are in Corning's Gaffer District. Corning is in Finger Lakes. Whether you only want to go to Corning, or have a whole adventure planned, Inspirock has you covered with our user-friendly United States driving holiday planning website.
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