Place:Willet, Cortland, New York, United States

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NameWillet
Alt namesWillettsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36033426
TypeTown
Coordinates42.467°N 75.9°W
Located inCortland, New York, United States
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Willet is a town in Cortland County, New York, United States. The population was 1,043 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Colonel Marinus Willet.

The Town of Willet is in the southeast part of the county, southeast of the City of Cortland.

History

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Willet was within the former Central New York Military Tract. The town was first settled around 1797.

Willet was created from a part of the Town of Cincinnatus in 1813.

In 1865, the population was 982.

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  • Outstanding guide to Willet 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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