Place:Nelliston, Montgomery, New York, United States

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NameNelliston
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.934°N 74.614°W
Located inMontgomery, New York, United States
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Nelliston is a village in Montgomery County, New York, United States. The population was 596 at the 2010 census. The name is from members of the Nellis family.

The Village of Nelliston is in the Town of Palatine and is west of Amsterdam.

The Erie Canal passes the village.

History

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Andrew Nellis, founder of the Nellis family in the area, came to the Town of Palatine in 1722. Fort Fox and Fort Wagner were built at this location during the late colonial period. The village was not well-developed until the time of the American Civil War.

The Lasher-Davis House, Ehle House Site, Peter Ehle House, Reformed Dutch Church of Stone Arabia, Jacob Nellis Farmhouse, Nelliston School, Waterman-Gramps House, Walrath-Van Horne House, and Nelliston Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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