Place:Plattsburgh (town), Clinton, New York, United States

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NamePlattsburgh (town)
Alt namesPlattsburgh
TypeTown
Located inClinton, New York, United States


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Plattsburgh is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 11,870 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Zephaniah Platt, an early land owner.

The Town of Plattsburgh borders the City of Plattsburgh. The town is in the eastern part of the county.

The city is served by Plattsburgh International Airport.

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in the city.

History

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The town was established in 1785, but parts were removed later to form other towns of the county: Town of Peru (1792), Town of Beekmantown (1820), Town of Saranac (1824), and Schuyler Falls (1848).

The Battle of Plattsburgh was fought during the War of 1812.

The Village (later City of Plattsburgh in 1902) set itself off from the town by incorporation in 1815.

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