Washington County, NY

WASHINGTON COUNTY, situated on the east boundary of New York, with Hudson river on the west, and Lake George on the northwest. Area, 807 square miles. Face of the country, diversified and picturesque; soil, well watered and generally fertile. Seats of justice, Salem and Sandy Hill. Pop. in 1810, 36,3724; in 1820, 38,831; in 1830, 42,635; in 1840, 41,080; in 1850, 44,750. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Birthplace of
Name Type
Argyle, NY City or Town
Hampton, NY City or Town
Hebron, NY City or Town
Salem, NY City or Town
White Creek, NY City or Town
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