Place:Somerset, Niagara, New York, United States

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NameSomerset
TypeTown
Coordinates43.333°N 78.55°W
Located inNiagara, New York, United States
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Somerset is a town in Niagara County, New York, United States. The population was 2,662 at the 2010 census. The town is believed to be named after Somerset, New Jersey, the source of some early settlers.

The Town of Somerset is in the northeast corner of the county and is northeast of the City of Niagara Falls.

History

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The Town of Somerset was established in 1823 from a section of the Town of Hartland. Part of Somerset was used later to form the Town of Newfane.

The Thirty Mile Point Light is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  • Outstanding guide to Somerset family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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