Place:Esperance, Schoharie, New York, United States

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NameEsperance
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.762°N 74.259°W
Located inSchoharie, New York, United States
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Esperance is a village in Schoharie County, New York, USA. The population was 345 at the 2010 census. The village was given the French name for "hope."

The Village of Esperance is in eastern part of the Town of Esperance. The village is west of Schenectady.

History

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The village was settled around 1793, based on an original land grant the Ten Eyck Patent of 1769.

The village was incorporated in 1818 and a fire department was authorized to be formed. The village is the oldest incorporated village in the County. When the town of Esperance was formed in 1846, it took the name of the village.

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