Place:Harford, Cortland, New York, United States

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NameHarford
TypeTown
Coordinates42.417°N 76.217°W
Located inCortland, New York, United States
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Harford is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. The population was 943 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Harford is in the southwest part of Cortland County and is south of the City of Cortland.

History

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Harford was in the former Central New York Military Tract in a tract Township called "Virgil." The town was first settled around 1803.

The town was established in 1845 from part of the Town of Virgil.

By 1865, the population was 888.

In the 1970s, Cornell University bought extensive tracts of land for livestock research.

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  • Outstanding guide to Harford 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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