Place:Northumberland (town), Saratoga, New York, United States

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NameNorthumberland (town)
TypeTown
Coordinates43.198473°N 73.651026°W
Located inSaratoga, New York, United States

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Northumberland is a town in Saratoga County, New York, United States. The population was 4,603 at the 2000 census. The name comes from a location in Great Britain.

The Town of Northumberland is at the county's east border and northeast of Saratoga Springs.

History

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The area was first settled around 1765. Previously, it was in the territory of Mohican natives, who had two villages in the town.

The town was formed in 1798 from the Town of Saratoga. Later part of its territory was removed to form newer town; Hadley (1801), Moreau (1805), and Wilton (1818).

The Champlain Canal was formally opened in 1823.

The Col. Sidney Berry House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Notable residents

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