Place:Dannemora (town), Clinton, New York, United States

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NameDannemora (town)
Alt namesDannemora
TypeTown
Coordinates44.717°N 73.717°W
Located inClinton, New York, United States
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Dannemora
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Dannemora is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 4,898 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from Dannemora, Sweden, an important iron region.

The Town of Dannemora contains a village also called Dannemora, the south part of which is located in the town of Saranac. Both village and town are on the west border of Clinton County, west of Plattsburgh.

History

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The town was first settled around 1838.

A prison was opened in 1845 in order to use the prisoners in local mining operations. The town was formed in 1854 from the Town of Beekmantown.

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