Name was changed from Spencertown to Austerlitz in honor of the Battle of Austerlitz. The current Spencertown is a hamlet in the west part of the town on Route 203.
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Austerlitz is a town in Columbia County, New York, United States. The population was 1,654 at the 2010 census. The town was named after the Battle of Austerlitz.
The town is in the east part of Columbia County.