Place:St. Johnsville, Montgomery, New York, United States

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NameSt. Johnsville
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.999°N 74.678°W
Located inMontgomery, New York, United States


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St. Johnsville is a village in Montgomery County, New York, United States. The population was 1,732 at the 2010 census. Accounts vary as to what the name is derived from, but most accounts credit Alexander St. John, an early surveyor and commissioner, and still others credit an early name for the area, St. John's Church.

The Village of St. Johnsville is in south part of the Town of St. Johnsville and lies between Utica and Amsterdam.

History

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The area was within the territory of the Mohawk tribe when Europeans first entered the Mohawk Valley. Palatine Germans began settling the area in the early 18th Century.

The community was first settled around 1775.

A small battle was fought during the American Revolution in 1780 near Fort Klock, which lies to the east of St. Johnsville.

St. Johnsville village was incorporated in 1857.

On June 28, 2006, St. Johnsville faced its worst flood in a hundred years.

The Bates-Englehardt Mansion, Stone Grist Mill Complex, and United States Post Office are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Margaret Reaney Memorial Library was added in 2012.

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  • Outstanding guide to St. Johnsville 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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