Chenango County is a county in Central New York located between Cortland County and Otsego County. Chenango County is in the approximate center of the state, west of Albany, north of Binghamton, and southeast of Syracuse. The county is considered to be in the Southern Tier region of New York State. The population of Otsego County was 51,401 in 2000. The city of Norwich is located in Chenango County.