Place:Seward, Schoharie, New York, United States

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NameSeward
TypeTown
Coordinates42.717°N 74.6°W
Located inSchoharie, New York, United States
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Seward is a town in Schoharie County, New York, United States. The population was 1,637 at the 2000 census. The town is named after senator, governor, and secretary of state William H. Seward.

The Town of Seward is in the northwest part of the county and is northeast of Oneonta.

History

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The first settlement occurred around 1754 near Seward village.

During the American Revolution, much of the town was destroyed due to conflict between loyalist and revolutionary factions.

The town was formed in 1840 from part of the Town of Sharon.

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