Jefferson County, NY

JEFFERSON COUNTY, situated in the northerly part of New York, with Lake Ontario on the west, and St. Lawrence river on the northwest. Area, 1,125 square miles. Face of the country, broken, in the interior, but even toward Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence river; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Watertown. Pop. in 1810, 15,140; in 1820, 32,952; in 1830, 48,515; in 1840, 60,984; in 1850, 68,153. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Name Type
Adams, NY City or Town
Antwerp, NY City or Town
Champion, NY County
Sackett's Harbor, NY City or Town
Watertown, NY City or Town
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