Place:Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York, United States

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NameCherry Valley
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.8°N 74.75°W
Located inOtsego, New York, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Cherry Valley Cemetery
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Cherry Valley is a village in Otsego County, New York, United States. The population was 520 at the 2010 census.

The Village of Cherry Valley is in the Town of Cherry Valley. Cherry Valley is located about 13 miles northeast of Cooperstown and 8 miles east of the northern end of Otsego Lake.

History

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The village was established in 1740 by John Lindesay under the name Lindesay's Bush. The name was changed to Cherry Valley by Reverend Dunlop. In 1778, during the American Revolution, forty-seven village residents were killed by a British and Iroquois raiding party, an event to become known as the Cherry Valley Massacre.

The village was incorporated in 1812, setting itself apart from the town.

The Cherry Valley Village Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

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