Clinton County, NY


CLINTON COUNTY, situated at the northeast part of New York, on the west side of Lake Champlain. Area, 932 square miles. Face of the county mountainous and hilly; soil generally inferior. Seat of justice, Plattsburgh. Pop. in 1820, 12,070; in 1830, 19,344; in 1840, 28,157; in 1850, 40,048. (Fanning's, 1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Birthplace of
    Name Type
    Champlain, NY City or Town
    Chazy, NY City or Town
    Mooers, NY City or Town
    Peru, NY City or Town
    Plattsburg, NY City or Town
    Redford, NY City or Town
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