Place:Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

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NameStockholm
TypeTown
Located inSt. Lawrence, New York, United States
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Stockholm is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 3,665 at the 2010 census. The name was assigned by surveyors from Stockholm in Sweden.

The Town of Stockholm is in the northeast part of the county and is northeast of Potsdam.

History

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Stockholm was erected from part of the Town of Massena by a legislative act passed February 21, 1806. It received its name by the surveyors from Stockholm, Sweden. It retained its original territory until April 9, 1823, when a part was annexed to Norfolk, and on April 15, 1834, another portion was annexed to the same town. During the War of 1812 some residents left the town and a lesser number returned.

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