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  Rensselaer County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rensselaer County is a county in the state of New York.
This was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.20% under the age of 18, 10.10% from 18 to 24, 29.10% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 13.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Rensselaer_County,_New_York   (689 words)

  
 Herkimer County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The eastern boundary of Tryon County was approximately five miles west of the present city of Schenectady, and the county included the western part of the Adirondack Mountains and the area west of the West Branch of the Delaware River.
Herkimer County is in central New York State, northwest of Albany, and east of Syracuse.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herkimer_County,_New_York   (929 words)

  
 Rensselaer, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rensselaer is a city in Rensselaer County, New York, USA, located on the Hudson River, directly opposite Albany.
The name is from Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, the original landowner of the region in New Netherland.
The City of Rensselaer is on the west border of the county.
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 Rensselaer County Troy, New York (Counties)
The county seat of Rensselaer County, New York, is Troy.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 151,445, a decrease of 2,984 over the 1990 census.
Rensselaer is located in Rensselaer County across the Hudson SE of Albany along Highway 20 in...
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 Rensselaer County, New York Genealogical Records Information
Rensselaer County was situated in the mainstream of events during the 1777 Revolutionary War campaign.
Rensselaer County played a crucial role in the Civil War, providing the Union Army with machine made horseshoes made at the Burden Iron Works, which was powered by the largest waterwheel in the world.
The descendants of Timothy Carpenter of Pittstown, Rensselaer Co., New York
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 The Political Graveyard: Rensselaer County, N.Y.
New York state assembly, 1816; state court judge in New York.
New York County, N.Y. Born in County Tipperary,
New York state senate, 1876-78 (4th District 1876-77, 7th District 1878); died in office 1878.
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 Definition of Saratoga County, New York
When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present Saratoga County was part of Albany County.
Saratoga County is in the northeastern part of New York State, north of Albany, northwest of Troy, and east of Utica.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
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 Rensselaer County Online
As one of the earliest of New York's counties, Rensselaer has a population of about 153,000 residing over 665 beautiful picturesque square miles.
The County seat is Troy, known as the home of Uncle Sam and our other city, Rensselaer, sits on the bank of the historic Hudson River, directly across from the Empire State's Capital, Albany.
We are located within 250 miles of New York City, Boston, Montreal, and Buffalo, placing us in the hub of North American activity, and are easily accessible to the New York State Thruway and well as the Taconic Parkway.
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 Rensselaer County, New York
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 Columbia County, New York
Albany County's southern border, east of the Hudson River, was along the Roeliff Jansen Kill with Dutchess County to the south.
The county is 35 miles north to south and 18 miles east to west.
New Amsterdam was renamed New York and Fort Orange was renamed Albany.
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 Capital District, New York State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Located along the Hudson River in New York, Troy was a major center for the industrial revolution in the 1800's.
Designed by Frederick A. Sabbaton, a prominent New York State gas engineer, the structure once housed a large two-lift iron gasholder that rose and fell according to the amount of illuminating gas being stored in it.
A local architectural marvel, the Troy Public Library is the local repository for historical and genealogical materials relating to the City of Troy and Rensselaer County.
www.rpi.edu /Regional/what_troy.html   (1591 words)

  
 LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK
In addition to helping establish the Rensselaer County League, Thull helped establish the Women's Legislative Forum and the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) (serving as the latter's first president).[2] Thull did not finish out her term with the Rensselaer County League and was replaced by Catherine Benson.
Though she was not originally from New York, Benson became an important leader in the early years of the Rensselaer County Chapter and in the New York State suffrage movement.
The history of the Rensselaer County League was developed from a variety of sources within the collection, especially information in Series 1 and information from an email to Rosann Santos from Mary Stierer dated February 5, 2001 which can be found in the administrative file about the collection (herein the email).
library.albany.edu /speccoll/findaids/apap103.htm   (6350 words)

  
 Democrat & Chronicle: Local News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
(May 16, 2005) — ALBANY —; About 94 percent of New York's wetlands are in legal limbo with no current government oversight, according to a report released last week by the Sierra Club.
More than 270,000 wetland areas, ranging in size from 1-acre bogs to 12-acre swamps, are too small to meet the minimum requirement for state oversight, the report said.
Activists said there is plenty of Senate support for the measure: 39 of the 62 senators have either signed up as sponsors or promised to vote for the bill when it comes to the floor.
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 Schenectady County, New York History and Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Schenectady was known as the "city that lights and hauls the world" because of its prominent place in the locomotive manufacturing industry and the presence of the headquarters of the General Electric Company.
The Schenectady County Public Library is located at the corner of Liberty and Clinton Streets, across a corner from the Efner History Research Library at City Hall and down the street from Union College.
We are about 45 minutes from the New York State Library in Albany (see parking and location information).
www.schenectadyhistory.org   (740 words)

  
 Rensselaer County, New York Genealogy
Rensselaer County was formed 24 March 1791 out of Albany County.
Rensselaer County is in the northern part of the Hudson River Valley, about 12 miles distant from Albany.
Rensselaer County Newspapers available on microfiche from the New York State Library.
www.berkshire.net /NYGenWeb/rensselaer   (307 words)

  
 Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) database for Rensselaer County, New York (Arc Export : 2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The county borders were manually digitized from the USGS 7.5 minute topographic quadrangles in LT4X Version 4.02 on a Sun UNIX Workstation and exported and snapped together using GRASS Version 4.13 and then imported back into LT4X.
The SSURGO database of Rensselaer, County New York was downloaded from U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, National Cartography and Geospatial Center (NCGC) distribution site for editing for the purpose of updating the tabular database from SSSD to NASIS 5.2.
Classification and Correlation of the Soils of Rensselaer County, New York
cugir.mannlib.cornell.edu /Isite/CUGIR_METADATA/083/083soa.html   (3545 words)

  
 Rensselaer County, NY GenWeb site for genealogy and history
Genealogy and History of Rensselaer County, NY This website was last updated Tuesday, 11 October 2005.
Rensselaer County, NY was created 7 February 1791 from Albany County, NY.
This Rensselaer County, NY GenWeb site would not be what it is today if Debby Masterson, my predecessor, had not given more of her time, energy and dedication than we will ever know.
www.rootsweb.com /~nyrensse   (333 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - U.S. - New York - Localities
Devoted to the history and genealogy of the Pennsylvania counties of McKean and Potter, and the New York counties of Allegany and Cattaraugus.
For Tioga & Bradford Counties in Pennsylvania and Chemung County in New York.
Serving Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben & Tompkins counties in New York and Bradford & Tioga counties in Pennsylvania.
www.cyndislist.com /ny-local.htm   (1900 words)

  
 Columbia County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1799, the southern boundary of Columbia County was modified to include the portion of Livingston Manor located in Dutchess County.
The county seat was originally at Claverack, but moved to Hudson in 1805, where it is today.
Columbia County is in the northern part of the Hudson River Valley, about 125 miles north of New York city and 35 miles south-east of Albany.
www.bearsystems.com /columbia/columbia.html   (194 words)

  
 Clinton Heights Fire Department Rensselaer County, New York
A call was made to the New York State legislature asking for permission and with a stroke of Governor Thomas E. Dewey’s pen, that law was passed allowing such units.
Training was updated and revived, new equipment was purchased, paperwork was automated and computerized, and overall procedures were revamped to meet the changing demands of the regulating authorities of the fire service.
This is the fastest growth rate in Rensselaer County.
www.clintonheightsfire.com /history.php   (1500 words)

  
 Rensselaer County New York real estate listings.
New York real estate / New York mortgage companies / New York realtors
Rensselaer County New York real estate for sale or rent.
Bordering Counties: Albany, Washington, Columbia, Green, Saratoga, Bennington, and Berkshire.
www.empirestaterealestate.com /rensselaer_county   (182 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Troy, New York (NY) (Rensselaer County) - (city) - Facts and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rensselaer co., E N.Y., on the E bank of the Hudson R.; 42°43'N 73°40'W. Once known esp. for its mfg.
It is the seat of Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Russell Sage Col., Hudson Valley Community Col., and the Emma Willard School, the oldest private girls' school in the country.
Samuel Wilson of Troy, who was concerned with army beef supply in the War of 1812, is said to have been the original “Uncle Sam.” Many bldgs.
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/T/T06596-troy.html   (292 words)

  
 Natural Areas of Rensselaer County
This book describes some 35 Natural Areas of Rensselaer County which are open to the public for hiking and other recreational activities.
These areas and new areas as well will be included in the revised edition.
Proceed straight at the four-corners onto Plank Road (County Route 40), and proceed for 1.4 miles to Brookside Cemetery.
www.rtlc.org /areas.html   (2343 words)

  
 BRUNSWICK RENSSELAER COUNTY NEW YORK 1855 CENSUS
Families were numbered in the order of visitation, included every person whose usual place of abode on the first day of June was in this family, including age, sex, color (whether Black or Mulatto), relation to the head of household.
County, state or country born, single, married or widowed.
Noted were years of residence in Brunswick, occupation and whether native, naturalized or alien.
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