Place:Broome, Broome, New York, United States

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NameBroome
TypeTown
Located inBroome, New York, United States


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Broome is a town in Schoharie County, New York, United States. The population was 947 at the 2000 census. The town is named after John Broome.

The Town of Broome is on the eastern border of the county, southwest of Albany.

History

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The town was one of the six original towns when the county was formed in 1797. Originally, named the "Town of Bristol," the name was changed to "Broome" in 1811.

Few settlers came to Broome until after the American Revolution.

Past residents of note

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