Place:Nassau (town), Rensselaer, New York, United States

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NameNassau (town)
TypeTown
Coordinates42.54667°N 73.54306°W
Located inRensselaer, New York, United States
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Nassau

Not to be confused with Nassau County, New York or the village of Nassau.


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Nassau is a town in Rensselaer County, New York, USA. The population was 4,789 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Nassau is at the southern border of the county.

History

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The region was first settled around 1760. The town was originally formed as the "Town of Philipstown" in 1806 from parts of the Towns of Petersburgh, Schodack, and Stephentown. The town changed its name to "Nassau" in 1808.

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