Place:Warrensburg, Warren, New York, United States

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NameWarrensburg
TypeTown
Coordinates43.483°N 73.767°W
Located inWarren, New York, United States
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Warrensburg is a town in Warren County, New York, USA. It is centrally located in the county, west of Lake George. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town population was 4,255 at the 2000 census. Like the county, the town is named after General Joseph Warren. U.S. Route 9 passes through the town, which is immediately west of Interstate 87 (The Northway). According to the 2000 United States Census, the town's main hamlet, also recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census-designated place (CDP), comprises less than one-fifth of the town's total area, yet has about 75% of the town's population. The Warrensburg CDP's population density is more than fourteen times that of the town outside the CDP.

History

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  • The town was first settled near Warrensburg hamlet around 1790.
  • The town was established in 1813 by a division of the original town of Thurman, leaving a remainder called "Athol."
  • The James Fenimore Cooper novel, The Last of the Mohicans, was written in a second story storefront-apartment along what is now Main Street (US 9) in Warrensburg.
  • It is commonly referred to as the home to the World's Largest Garage Sale.
  • In October, Warrensburg is home to the Pug parade. A large-scale parade devoted to the Pug.

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