Place:Antwerp (town), Jefferson, New York, United States


NameAntwerp (town)
Alt namesAntwerp
TypeTown
Coordinates44.183°N 75.6°W
Located inJefferson, New York, United States     (5 Apr 1810 - )
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Antwerp is a town in Jefferson County, New York, USA. The population was 1,846 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Antwerp in Belgium, the home of one of the early investors in the town.

The town of Antwerp contains a village also called Antwerp. The town is at the eastern corner of the county and is northeast of Watertown.

History

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Settlement began around 1803 near Oxbow. The town was created from part of the town of Le Ray in 1810. In 1855, the town had the second largest number of cows in New York.

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Antwerp family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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