Place:North Hudson, Essex, New York, United States

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NameNorth Hudson
Alt namesSchroon Riversource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36019236
TypeTown
Coordinates43.95°N 73.717°W
Located inEssex, New York, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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North Hudson is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. The population was 240 at the 2010 census. The town derives its name by being by the north end of the Hudson River.

The Town of North Hudson is in the south-central part of the county and is south of Plattsburgh. North Hudson is within the Adirondack Park.

History

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The region was first settled around 1800. Early pioneers chose the southeast part of the town.

The town was formed in 1848 from the town of Moriah. Early industry was based on tanning, owing to the presence of hemlock bark from the forests. Later, the trees were harvested for wood pulp.

By the end of the 19th century, the tourist trade began to predominate, especially at Underwood and Elk Lake. The theme park Frontier Town, a Wild West themed family tourist attraction, operated here from 1952 to 1999.

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  • Outstanding guide to North Hudson family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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