Place:West Turin, Lewis, New York, United States

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NameWest Turin
TypeTown
Located inLewis, New York, United States
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West Turin is a town in Lewis County, New York, United States. The population was 1,524 at the 2010 census. The name is derived from its parent town, Turin.

The Town of West Turin is in the south-central part of the county and is north of Rome.

History

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The town was first settled around 1796, near Constableville.

Turin was formed from part of Town of Turin in 1830 and was subsequently reduced in size by the formation of newer towns: Montague (1850) and Osceola (1844). The Town of West Turin now includes the former "Town of Highmarket," which was disbanded in 1973. Highmarket had been set apart from West Turin in 1852.

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  • Outstanding guide to West Turin 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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