Place:Corinth (town), Saratoga, New York, United States

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NameCorinth (town)
Alt namesCorinth
Jessups Landingsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36031994
TypeTown
Coordinates43.233°N 73.817°W
Located inSaratoga, New York, United States


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Corinth is a town in Saratoga County, New York, USA. The population was 5,985 at the 2000 census. The town contains a village also named Corinth. The town is on the northeast border of the county, north of Saratoga Springs. It regards itself as the "snowshoe capital of the world". The town is named after the ancient Greek city of Corinth, which received one of St. Paul's Epistles in the New Testament.

History

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The town was first settled around 1775 near Mount McGregor.

The town is formerly known as Jessups Landing.

The town was formed in 1818 from the town of Hadley. Lumbering was important to the early town, which had more than thirty sawmills. After the American Civil War, many paper mills opened in the town.

In 1888, the hamlet of Corinth incorporated as a village.

Notable residents

Ulysses S. Grant, former president and army general, spent his last days at Mount McGregor, now located in Wilton, NY.

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