Place:Springwater, Livingston, New York, United States

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NameSpringwater
TypeTown
Coordinates42.633°N 77.583°W
Located inLivingston, New York, United States
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Springwater is a town in Livingston County, New York, United States. The population was 2,439 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Springwater is in the southeast part of the county.

History

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The first settlers arrived around 1807. The town was established in 1816 from the Towns of Sparta and Naples (Naples is a town in Ontario County, New York).

In 1866, a serious conflict between landowners and squatters, resulted in the wholesale eviction of many people who were not living on their own land.

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  • Outstanding guide to Springwater 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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