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  Herkimer County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
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.
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.
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 Schenectady, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Schenectady is a city located in Schenectady County, New York, of which it is the county seat.
It is a city in central New York State, near the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers.
Historic population of Schenectady: 13,655 in 1880; 31,682 in 1900; 92,061 in 1950.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/schenectady__new_york   (662 words)

  
 Definition of Saratoga County, New York
From 1772 to 1786 Albany County included, besides the present territory of Albany County, all of the present Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties, parts of the present Greene and Washington Counties, and a piece of what is now southwestern Vermont.
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.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Saratoga_County,_New_York   (621 words)

  
 History of Schenectady County, New York (1824)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The County of Schenectady, has the Mohawk River across the northern part, and along its northern boundary, the Mohawk turnpike westward from Albany, and the Erie Canal, connecting the Hudson with Lake Erie, through the heart of its population and business.
In early times, Schenectady, at the foot of navigation on the Mohawk, had a portage to Albany of 18 or 20 miles, now reduced to 15 1/2, and now has a free navigation, by that wonder of the age, the Erie Canal.
This town was formerly the 4th ward of the city of Schenectady, and was erected into a separate town or township by act of the Legislature in 1820.
www.schenectadyhistory.org /resources/spafford.html   (3425 words)

  
 New York State County and Town History for sale from Hope Farm Press and Bookshop
She is the chronicler of a society that determines much of the intellectual and political future of New York.
A meticulously researched history of one of Orange County, New York's oldest towns, nestled between the Hudson River and Storm King Mt. Revives nostalgic memories, acquaints readers with Cornwall's roots and instills in a coming generation the need to preserve the past.
The written capsule history of the county accompanies the photographs and provides the reader with a meaningful overview of the evolution and growth of the county.
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 Orleans County New York Genealogy: Resources For Family History Research
New York Births and Baptisms, Southeast Region, 1660-1916
Registers of the Births, Marriages, and Deaths of the "Eglise Francoise a la Nouvelle York" [French Church of New York], from 1688 to 1804
New York in the Colonial Wars, the Revolution, and the War of 1812
www.kindredtrails.com /NY_Orleans.html   (580 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Schenectady County , New York (NY) - (county) - Facts and Information
Schenectady (skuh-NEK-tuh-dee), county (209 sq mi/541 sq km; 1990 pop.
Schenectady; 42°38'N 74°04'W. Bounded N by Schoharie Creek; intersected by Mohawk R., and the N.Y. State Barge Canal.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
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 Schenectady, New York maps, city images, travel books -- trip preparation
New York City for Dummies Bruce Murphy Alessandra de Rosa; 2000 Paperback $12.79
Kaplan Parent's Guide to the New York State 4th Grade Tests: A Complete Guide to Understanding the Test and Preparing Your Child for a Successful Test Cynthia Johnson Drew Johnson; 1999 Paperback $5.35
New York, New York: The City in Art and Literature Metropolitan Museum of Art Staff Metropolitan Museum of Art (Editor); 2000 Hardcover $15.96
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