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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