Place:Summit, Schoharie, New York, United States

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NameSummit
TypeTown
Coordinates42.567°N 74.583°W
Located inSchoharie, New York, United States
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Summit is a town in Schoharie County, New York, United States. The population was 1,123 at the time of the 2000 census. The name is derived from a peak (Mt. Wharton) that was thought to be the highest elevation in the county.

The Town of Summit is on the western border of the county and is northeast of Oneonta.

Summit is also the home of Finnegan's Wake Music (http://finneganswakemusic.org).

History

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The first settlement began around 1794, after the end of the American Revolution.

Summit was created in 1819 from parts of the Towns of Jefferson and Cobleskill.

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