Place:Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States

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NameFloyd
TypeTown
Coordinates43.217°N 75.333°W
Located inOneida, New York, United States
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Floyd is a town in Oneida County, New York, United States. The population was 3,819 at the 2010 census. The town is named after William Floyd, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

The Town of Floyd is located east of the City of Rome and the former Griffiss Air Force Base.

The Erie Canal passes along the south part of the town.

History

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The area was first settled around 1790. The Town of Floyd was founded in 1796 from the Town of Steuben. William Floyd, for whom the town is named, became a resident of Oneida County in 1794.

The population of Floyd was 663 in 1920.

The Camroden Presbyterian Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.

The town was briefly mentioned in the 1996 film "City Hall," where the two main characters were stuck in Floyd while waiting for snow to clear off the train tracks.

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  • Outstanding guide to Floyd family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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