Place:Cape Vincent, Jefferson, New York, United States

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NameCape Vincent
TypeVillage
Coordinates44.128°N 76.333°W
Located inJefferson, New York, United States


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Cape Vincent is a village in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The population was 726 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Cape Vincent is in the northern part of the Town of Cape Vincent and is northwest of Watertown.

History

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The area was formerly controlled by the Onondaga tribe.

French missionaries and explorers passed through the area in the middle of the 17th century.

The Town of Cape Vincent was originally part of the Town of Lyme.

In 1849 the Town of Cape Vincent separated from the Town of Lyme.

The Village of Cape Vincent was incorporated in 1853. At the time of its incorporation the Village of Cape Vincent had a population of 1218.

By the end of the 19th century, the area was becoming a vacation land due to the nearby Thousand Islands.

Located within the village is the Broadway Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Cape Vincent 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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