Place:La Fargeville, Jefferson, New York, United States

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NameLa Fargeville
Alt namesLaFargevillesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCommunity
Coordinates44.194°N 75.968°W
Located inJefferson, New York, United States
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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La fargeville is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in the town of Orleans in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The population was 608 at the 2010 census. The hamlet is named after John La Farge, one of the early proprietors of the town. The hamlet of La Fargeville was once a village, but dissolved its municipal corporation in 1922.

La Fargeville is north of Watertown. The small hamlet has one school, LaFargeville Central School, which serves grades K through 12.

History

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The hamlet was previously called "Log Mills" when it was first settled around 1816 due to the construction of a saw mill for logs. John La Farge arrived in 1826.

By 1850, the population was about 300.

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