Place:Piercefield, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

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NamePiercefield
TypeTown
Coordinates44.217°N 74.567°W
Located inSt. Lawrence, New York, United States
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Piercefield is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 310 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Piercefield is in the southeast corner of the county and is southeast of Canton.

History

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The town was established in 1801 before the creation of St. Lawrence County. The 1933 closing of the International Paper factory led to an economic downturn in the town.

Residents of the area included Abbot Augustus Low who resided in an area known as Horseshoe.

The Arab Mountain Fire Observation Station and Childwold Memorial Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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