Place:Caledonia (town), Livingston, New York, United States


NameCaledonia (town)
Alt namesCaledonia
Coordinates42.967°N 77.85°W
Located inLivingston, New York, United States
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Caledonia is a town in Livingston County, New York, United States. The population was 4,255 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Caledonia contains the village of Caledonia. The town is in the northwest part of the county and is southwest of Rochester, New York.


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The first settlements occurred around 1795, but the first known permanent settlement began in 1797. The Town of Caledonia was established in 1803 as the "Town of Southampton," having previously been known as "Northampton." It assumed its current name in 1806 due to the influence of settlers from Scotland. Part of Caledonia was used to form the Town of Le Roy (Genesee County) in 1814, and in 1819, another part of Caledonia was removed to form part of the Town of York. The Town of Wheatland (Monroe County) was formed from Caledonia in 1821.

The Caledonia House Hotel and Clark-Keith House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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