Place:Hoosick, Rensselaer, New York, United States

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NameHoosick
TypeTown
Coordinates42.85°N 73.317°W
Located inRensselaer, New York, United States
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Hoosick is a town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States. The population was 6,924 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Hoosick is in the northeast corner of Rensselaer county.

History

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The Town of Hoosick was organized in 1788, in Albany County, three years before the creation of Rensselaer County in 1791. The region was formerly the District of Hoosick (1772) and previous to that the Hoosick Patent (1688).

The Battle of Bennington of the American Revolution was fought northeast of Hoosick, on a farm owned by John Green, in the community of Walloomsac.

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