Place:Richmondville (town), Schoharie, New York, United States

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NameRichmondville (town)
Alt namesRichmondville
TypeTown
Coordinates42.633°N 74.55°W
Located inSchoharie, New York, United States


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Richmondville is a town in Schoharie County, New York, USA. The population was 2,610 at the 2010 census. The town name was adapted from the name of a post office in its territory.

The Town of Richmondville has within itself a village called Richmondville. The town is at the western border of the county and is northeast of Oneonta.

History

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The town was first settled around 1764 near the community of Warnerville.

The "Battle of Cobleskill" during the American Revolution actually occurred in Richmondville.

The town was formed from part of the Town of Cobleskill in 1849. In 1851 the town added territory from the Town of Seward.

In 1881, the community of Richmondville set itself off from the town by incorporating as a village.

Richmondville was for many years the location of the Central School for surrounding communities. The school built in 1932 was originally called Richmondville Central School. Educating children from K-12. The school now serves as an elementary school and was renamed the [1] JOSEPH B.RADEZ Elementary School after its long-time school principal. The school is part of the Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District.

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