Place:Stafford, Genesee, New York, United States

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NameStafford
TypeTown
Coordinates42.967°N 78.067°W
Located inGenesee, New York, United States
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Stafford is a town in Genesee County, New York, United States. The population was 2,459 at the 2010 census. The town was named after a town of the same name in England.

The Town of Stafford is one of only two interior towns in Genesee county, lying in the east central part of the county, east of Batavia, New York.

History

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The town was first settled in 1798, one of the first of the towns in the Holland Purchase to be occupied. Stafford was formed in 1820 from parts of the Town of Batavia and the Town of Le Roy. Part of Stafford was taken to form the Town of Pavilion in 1842. The historic core at the hamlet of Stafford was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Stafford Village Four Corners Historic District in 1985.

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  • Outstanding guide to Stafford 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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