Place:Washington, Dutchess, New York, United States

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NameWashington
TypeTown
Located inDutchess, New York, United States
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Washington is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 4,741 at the 2010 census. The town is named after George Washington, who passed through the town during the Revolution.

The Town of Washington is in the central part of the county, northeast of the City of Poughkeepsie. US Route 44 passes across the town.

History

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The town was part of the Great Nine Partners Patent of 1697. The town was formed in 1788 as one of the original towns of the re-organized county. The town lost territory in 1793 to form the new Town of Stanford.

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  • Outstanding guide to Washington 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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