Place:Perth, Fulton, New York, United States

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NamePerth
TypeTown
Coordinates43.017°N 74.183°W
Located inFulton, New York, United States
Contained Places
Hamlet
West Galway
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Perth is a town in Fulton County, New York, United States. The population was 3,646 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Perth, Scotland.

The Town of Perth is in the eastern part of the county, north of Amsterdam, New York.

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History

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The town was first settled around 1772 by pioneers from Scotland.

Perth was formed from part of the Town of Amsterdam in 1838, when Fulton County was created. In 1842, the size of the town was increased by land from the Towns of Broadalbin and Mayfield.

Notable residents

  • Mike Tyson, boxer, was a one-time resident of the Tryon School for Boys in the town.
  • Robert P. Aitken (1819–1873), Michigan State Representative and Civil War veteran

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Perth 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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