Addison is a town in Steuben County, New York. It also has within its limits a village by the same name. The name is given after the famous author Joseph Addison. It is part of the Corning Metro Area. It has a total area of 25.7 square miles. 25.6 square miles of the area is land, and the rest is water. The southern part of the town has the Canisteo River flowing through it.
Manufacturing, construction, retail and wholesale trade and health care and social assistance are the major commercial activities here. Public schooling comprises one elementary and one high school. The local airport is the Towner Farm Airport. Community Bank, National Association has a branch here. The closest hospital is Corning Hospital, located 10 miles away in Corning. The cost of living here is 6.80% lower than the country average.
The area gets 33 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 126. The amount of snowfall is quite high, about 47 inches annually.