Place:Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, United States

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NameWestmoreland
TypeTown
Coordinates43.1°N 75.4°W
Located inOneida, New York, United States
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Westmoreland is a town in Oneida County, New York, United States. The population was 6,138 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Westmoreland is in the west-central part of the county. The New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) passes across the town. Westmoreland is west of Utica, New York.

The Westmoreland Central School District is the only school system in the town. It is composed of an elementary school (grades K-4), middle school (grades 5-8), and a high school (grades 9-12). This school district houses a fine arts program, along with an athletics program.

History

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The town of Westmoreland was first settled in 1748 by James Dean, a missionary among the members of the Oneida tribe. The Town of Westmoreland was formed in 1792 from the Town of Whitestown. In 1802, part of Westmoreland was used to establish the Towns of Vernon and Verona. More of Westmoreland was lost in 1855 on the formation of the Town of Kirkland to the south.

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