Yates County, NY

YATES COUNTY, situated toward the westerly part of New York, with Seneca lake on the east, and Crooked lake on the south. Area, 320 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, fertile. Seat of justice, Penn Yan. Pop. in 1820, 11,025; in 1830, 19,019; in 1840 20,444; in 1850, 80,590. (Fanning's, 1853)
    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Benton, NY City or Town
    Dresden, NY City or Town
    Penn Yan, NY City or Town
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