Place:Jackson, Washington, New York, United States

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NameJackson
TypeTown
Located inWashington, New York, United States
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Jackson is a town in southeastern Washington County, New York, United States. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town population was 1,718 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Andrew Jackson.

History

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The town was formed from part of the town of Cambridge. Cambridge Valley Livestock is the longest running business in the town.

In March, 2010, the Town Board passed a law making English the only language to be used for town business and municipal work, and is considering a law making English the town's official language.

The Rexleigh Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

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