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

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NamePitcairn
TypeTown
Coordinates44.167°N 75.267°W
Located inSt. Lawrence, New York, United States
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Pitcairn is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 846 at the 2010 census. The name is from that of Joseph Pitcairn, an early landowner and diplomat.

The Town of Pitcairn is in the southwest part of the county and is south of Canton.

History

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Settlers began to arrive in the area around 1825 near Portaferry Lake.

Pitcairn was established in 1836 from parts of the Towns of Edwards and Fowler.

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