Place:Greenville, Greene, New York, United States

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NameGreenville
TypeTown
Coordinates42.4°N 74.017°W
Located inGreene, New York, United States
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Greenville is a town on the northern border of Greene County, New York, United States. The population was 3,739 at the 2010 census.

The town contains a hamlet and census-designated place also named Greenville.

History

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The area of the town was first settled around 1774. The town was established in 1803 as the "Town of Greenfield" from the Towns of Coxsackie and Durham. It briefly changed its name to "Freehold" and assumed the name "Greenville" in 1808.

In 1810, the town population was 2,300, but by 1900 it had fallen to 1,362.

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  • Outstanding guide to Greenville 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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