Place:Charlton, Saratoga, New York, United States

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NameCharlton
TypeTown
Coordinates42.933°N 73.967°W
Located inSaratoga, New York, United States
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Charlton is a town in Saratoga County, New York, USA. The population was 3,954 at the 2000 census. The town is named after a notable physician.

The Town of Charlton is located in the southwest part of the county and is north of Schenectady.

History

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The region was first settled around 1770 by travelers from the small village of Charlton, located in Worcestershire, UK. The town was formed in 1792 from the Town of Ballston immediately after Saratoga County was established. The town was previously known as "New Freehold" due to the number of settlers from Freehold, New Jersey.

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