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  Washington 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.
This county was reduced in size on July 3, 1766 by the creation of Cumberland County, and further on March 16, 1770 by the creation of Gloucester County, both containing territory now in Vermont.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 23.70% from 45 to 64, and 14.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_County,_New_York   (653 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Washington County, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
This was an enormous county that the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extended westward to the Pacific Ocean.
Washington County was slightly enlarged by the transfer of the Town of Cambridge from Albany County to Washington County in 1791.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Washington-County,-New-York   (651 words)

  
 Herkimer County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present Herkimer County was part of Albany County.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herkimer_County,_New_York   (947 words)

  
 Warren County New York Information
In 1784, the name Charlotte County was changed to Washington County to honor George Washington, the American Revolutionary War general and later President of the United States of America.
In 1788, Washington County was reduced in size by the splitting-off of Clinton County.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.thurman-ny.com /Warren_County_New_York.htm   (587 words)

  
 About Washington County, New York
Charlotte County contained all of the present State of Vermont west of the Green Mountains and north of the northwest corner of the Town of Jackson, all of the present counties of Warren, Essex, Clinton and the eastern part of Franklin.
In April of 1784, the Legislature passed an act changing the name of Charlotte County to Washington because of its reference to the Queen and the bad feelings the new Country had about England.
Washington County is a non-charter county, which means it follows all laws set down by the State of New York.
www.co.washington.ny.us /about.htm   (384 words)

  
 Dresden, Washington County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
There is a village of Dresden in Yates County, New York.
Dresden is a town located in Washington County, New York in the USA.
The west town line is defined by Lake George with Warren County, New York on the opposite shore.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dresden,_Washington_County,_New_York   (537 words)

  
 About Washington County
It is a scenic area bordered on the west by Lake George and the Hudson River, to the north by Essex County (site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics), to the east by the State of Vermont and to the south by New York’s Capital District.
The County is rural and agricultural in nature, with commercial and industrial development in and around the nine villages.
The County played a major role in three major conflicts (French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812) and is proud to be the birthplace of the U.S. Navy.
www.wcldc.org /aboutwcounty.html   (483 words)

  
 Washington County, New York Genealogical Records Information
This County has been spoken of as "the classic ground of America." To her belongs the honor of being the first soil of the original thirteen colonies to feel the pressure of a white man's foot.
Washington County, or Charlotte County, to give it the title under which is was erected, March 12, 1772, comprised a great slice of Northern New York, mostly west of Lake Champlain, reaching from the Hudson to Canada, a distance of more than 1oo miles, extending westward a width of fifty.
Clinton County was set off in 1788; the east portion ceded to Vermont in 1790; and Warren was taken from the north part in 1813..
www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com /ny_county/was.htm   (917 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Washington County, N.Y.
New York state senate Eastern District, 1785-89, 1808-12.
New York state treasurer, 1808-10, 1812-13; appointed 1808, 1812.
New York state senate Eastern District, 1778-79, 1780-81, 1784-88, 1795-1803.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/NY/WA.html   (965 words)

  
 NJDHSS, Office of Local Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New York State is in the midst of a large outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 occurring among persons who attended a local fair in Washington County, New York (northeast of Albany).
It is possible that food vendors who were present at the Washington County Fair may now be present at fairs in New Jersey and may have brought contaminated water with them.
We are asking local health officers to visit any fairs within their jurisdictions and determine if any of the vendors present were at the Washington County, New York fair and if so, whether the vendor brought any water from that fair.
www.state.nj.us /health/lh/lincs/pha091099.htm   (315 words)

  
 Dresden, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
And of curse, the local news and politics can always be discussed when picking up the mail at the two post offices, one in Huletts Landing and one in Clemons.
Washington County has a public beach in Huletts Landing.
New York State owns over twenty seven percent of the Town of Dresden.
www.washingtoncounty.org /dresden/town.htm   (774 words)

  
 "Historical Data Services, cemetery records, Washington Co,NY and genealogies, New York,Missouri and Massachusetts
In 1990 Historical Data Services began the systematic reading and recording of gravestones in the cemeteries of Washington County, NY.
Washington County, New York, is divided into 17 towns (townships), and Historical Data Services has surveyed 16 of them.
The goal of Historical Data Services has been to compile and preserve a complete record, as much as possible, of burials in the 17 towns of Washington County, NY.
www.hdsgenealogy.com   (395 words)

  
 Washington County, New York
One of 57 counties in the State of New York, Washington County was founded as Charlotte County in 1772 and later named after our first president in 1784.
Washington County is governed by a Board of Supervisors (B.O.S.) which is comprised of the town supervisors from each of the County's 17 towns.
Washington County is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, or disability.
www.co.washington.ny.us   (256 words)

  
 CCE Washington County 2004 - New York State Maple Promoter of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Upper Hudson Maple Producers are pleased to announce that Matt Rathbun, a maple producer in Granville, New York, was presented with the 2004 New York State Maple Promoter of the Year Award at the International Maple Conference held in recently in Lake George, NY.
Matt is a frequent host to school groups and he worked to promote all New York State Maple by hosting the 2004 New York State Tapping Ceremony at his sugar house and restaurant.
Photo Caption: Matt Rathbun, recipient of the 2004 New York State Maple Promoter of the Year Award, standing in front of his sugarhouse with his plaque.
www.cce.cornell.edu /~washington/PressReleases/2005/CCEW_PR_20805.html   (244 words)

  
 Adirondack Sports & Fitness: Washington County: New York’s Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Washington County is fortunate enough to feature two notable bicycle racing events this year.
The goal of Dieter and CBRC is that these events become classics in their own rite, and will serve the charitable and athletic mission of the club, while fostering Washington County tourism.
Of the 55-mile loop about 10 miles are on dirt roads, which bring a whole new element of excitement to the ride, particularly if it’s wet.
www.adksportsfitness.com /april2005/articles/bicycling.html   (949 words)

  
 Biological stream assessment, Batten Kill, Washington County, New York and Bennington County, Vermont / Margaret A. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Biological stream assessment, Batten Kill, Washington County, New York and Bennington County, Vermont / Margaret A. Novak...
New York State Documents are available as PDF documents.
The New York State Library collects State documents as part of its Document Depository Program.
www.nysl.nysed.gov /scandoclinks/ocm51070360.htm   (100 words)

  
 Washington County, New York
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visitnewyorkstate.net /washington   (454 words)

  
 Washington County Historical Association
The first meeting of the Commissioners' Court of Dodge County occurred January 6, 1857, the session being held in Fontenelle, at John Batie's house.
He was married in January, 1841, and four years later bought a farm of one hundred and sixty acres in DeKalb County, Illinois, upon which he lived for nine years.
This was in 1855, and he stopped at Fontanelle, Dodge County, where he remained until 1883.
www.newashcohist.org /pioneer.asp?PioneerKey=6   (587 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Solomon L. Spink Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Solomon was born in Whitehall, Washington County, New York,...
Solomon Lewis Spink (March 20, 1831 - September 22, 1881) was an American lawyer, who served as a delegate for the Dakota Territory in the United States House of Representatives.
Solomon was born in Whitehall, Washington County, New York, and was admitted to the bar in 1856, beginning practicing in Burlington, Iowa.
www.ipedia.com /solomon_l__spink.html   (228 words)

  
 Historical Data Services, Cemetery Records for Washington CO. New York
New in 1999, 8 cemeteries, 24,000 names, maps, indexed, 445 pgs.
New in 1999, 35 cemeteries, 3390 names, maps, indexed, 118 pgs.
New in 2000, 22 cemeteries, over 2300 names, maps, indexed, 80 pgs.
www.hdsgenealogy.com /cemetery   (342 words)

  
 Matter of Washington County v New York State Div. of Human Rights (2004 NYSlipOp 03874)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.
Mugglin, J. Proceeding pursuant to Executive Law § 298 (transferred to this Court by order of the Supreme Court, entered in Washington County) to review a determination of respondent State Division of Human Rights which, inter alia, found petitioners guilty of an unlawful discriminatory practice based on gender.
Respondent Marcia F. McCormack, a probationary status nutritionist, was employed by petitioner Washington County in its Department of Public Health.
www.courts.state.ny.us /reporter/3dseries/2004/2004_03874.htm   (450 words)

  
 Welcome to Charlotte County, New York
This was the actual beginning of the county of Washington; the organization having been retained from that time down, though both name and boundaries have been changed.
On the other hand, Charlotte county contained all that part of the present State of Vermont west of the Green mountains and north of the northwest corner of Jackson, the whole of the present counties of Warren, Essex, and Clinton in this State, and the eastern part of Franklin county.
Still more unpleasant was the name of Tryon county, derived from the last British governor of New York, to the people of the Mohawk valley, where the work of burning and massacre had been carried on year after year by Tories and Indians in British employ,.
www.rootsweb.com /~nycharlo/charlotte.htm   (724 words)

  
 Washington County NYGenWeb Project
Washington County was organized under its present name in 1784.
It was originally included in the counties of Albany and Charlotte (no longer in existence) and included a part of Vermont.
Washington County is bounded on the north and east by Vermont, on the south by Rensselaer Co., NY, and on the west by Saratoga and Warren Counties.
www.rootsweb.com /~nywashin   (206 words)

  
 Washington County NY Local Development Corporation
Centrally located in northeastern New York State, Washington County is nearly equidistant to Montreal, Boston and New York City, making accessibility to major markets outstanding.
The County’s commitment to economic development and its business-friendly environment allow for a pro-active response to your development needs.
The Washington County Local Development Corporation, acting as a single point of contact, can assist in meeting all types of business development goals.
www.wcldc.org   (194 words)

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