Place:Cambria, Niagara, New York, United States

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NameCambria
TypeTown
Located inNiagara, New York, United States
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Cambria is a town in Niagara County, New York, USA. The population was 5,839 at the 2010 census. Cambria is an early name for Wales.

The Town of Cambria is in the center of Niagara County.

New York State Route 93 passes through the town.

History

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Some of the early settlers were from Wales, and gave the town the name of their origin.

The Town of Cambria was established in 1808 when Niagara county was formed. Cambria was the original town of Niagara County; all other towns were formed from its territory after 1812.

When Genesee County, New York was formed in 1802, all of Niagara County was included and was part of the Town of Batavia. Subsequently Erie County was created by removing the Towns of Willink and Clarence, both towns having been created from Cambria in Niagara County.

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Cambria 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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