Place:Greenport, Suffolk, New York, United States

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NameGreenport
TypeTown
Coordinates41.1°N 72.35°W
Located inSuffolk, New York, United States
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Greenport is a town in Columbia County, New York, United States. The population was 4,165 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Greenport is on the west border of the county and surrounds the City of Hudson on three sides. US 9 passes through the town.

A state historical site, Olana, is located in the south part of the town. It was the former home of Hudson artist Frederic Edwin Church and is decorated in a Persian style.

History

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The region was explored by Henry Hudson in 1609. The town was established in 1837 from part of the City of Hudson and was previously part of the Town of Claverack. Greenport was the last town founded in the county.

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  • Outstanding guide to Greenport 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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