Place:Beekmantown, Clinton, New York, United States

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NameBeekmantown
TypeTown
Coordinates44.767°N 73.483°W
Located inClinton, New York, United States
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Beekmantown is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 5,545 at the 2010 census. The town name is that of William Beekman, an original landowner. It is on the east border of the county, just north of Plattsburgh.

History

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The land was first settled around 1783. The town was formed in 1820 from the town of Plattsburgh. Part of Beekmantown was lost in 1854 when the town of Dannemora was established.

During the War of 1812, some skirmishes occurred in the town in 1814.

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  • Outstanding guide to Beekmantown 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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