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Saratoga County, NY History

Saratoga County, NY

We are happy to offer our first items of genealogy and local history from Saratoga County, NY, and we plan to offer additional items of historical interest soon.

 

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The Saratoga County chapter in Mather & Brockett's Geographical History of the State of New York (1848).  Coverage of this county, particularly its history, is perhaps the strongest coverage of any upstate counties in this book.  It's also among the longest.  We think that it is essential to any study of the county or its inhabitants.  In addition to the nine pages specifically about this county, we also include the section on land grants and patents in New York State.   9++ pages, PDF format, download now for $3.00.

 Saratoga County, NY in Mather & Brockett (1848)

 

The Saratoga County chapter from French's Gazetteer of the State of New York (1860). Here is a look at Saratoga County a bit more than a decade after Mather & Brockett's treatment of the subject.  The localities mentioned in boldface type in this chapter, most of which are still extant today, are: Ballston, Burnt Hills, Ballston Center, Academy Hill, East Line, South Ballston, Charlton, West Charlton, Clifton Park, Amity, Jonesville, Rexfords Flats, Grooms Corners, Dry Dock, Forts Ferry, Corinth, Jessups Landing, South Corinth, Day, Huntsville, Edinburgh, Batchelerville, Beechers Hollow, Galway, West Galway, Yorks Corners, Mosherville, Whiteside Corners, South Galway, North Galway, Greenfield, Greenfield Center, Jamesville, Mount Pleasant, Porters Corners, West Greenfield, North Greenfield, Pages Corners, Hadley, Conklingville, Half Moon, Crescent, Mechanicsville, Middletown, Newtown, Smithtown, Grays Corners, Malta, Dunning Street, Maltaville, Malta Ridge, Halls Corners, Milton, Ballston Spa, Rock City Mills, West Milton, Bloodville, Factory Village, Milton Center, Cranes Village, Moreau, South Glens Falls, Fortsville, Clarks Corners, Reynolds Corners, State Dam, Moreau Station, Northumberland, Gansevoort, Bacon Hill, Providence, Barkersville, Hagadorns Hollow, West Providence, Saratoga, Schuylerville, Victory Mills, Quaker Springs, Grangerville, Deans Corners, Saratoga Springs, Stillwater, Mechanicsville, Bemis Heights, Ketchums Corners, Waterford, Wilton, and Emersons Corners.  11+ pages, in PDF format, download now for $3.00.

Saratoga County, NY in French's Gazetteer (1860)

 

See also:  relevant material in the NYS Canal Commissioners Report for 1878 available for download on our New York State Miscellany page.

 

Saratoga County was separated from Albany County in 1791.  You may also want to consult our Albany County page for locations that may have been affected by this transaction.

 

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