Place:Addison (town), Steuben, New York, United States

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NameAddison (town)
Alt namesAddison
TypeTown
Coordinates42.1°N 77.233°W
Located inSteuben, New York, United States


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Addison is a town in Steuben County, New York, United States. The population was 2,595 at the 2010 census. The name was selected to honor the author Joseph Addison.

The Town of Addison contains a village, also called Addison. The town is an interior town in the southeastern part of the county.

History

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The town was first settled in 1791 by Samuel Rice. Addison, originally a part of the old town of Painted Post, was organized as Middletown at the time of the organization of Steuben county in March 1796. The name was changed to Addison, in honor of Joseph Addison, the English author, on April 6, 1808. The early settlers called it also "Tuscarora". In 1890 the population of Addison was 2,884.

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