Place:Worth, Jefferson, New York, United States


NameWorth
Alt namesKlondikesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36033943
Klondykesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36033943
Worthvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36033943
TypeTown
Coordinates43.783°N 75.867°W
Located inJefferson, New York, United States     (12 Apr 1848 - )
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Worth is a town in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The population was 231 at the 2010 census. The town is named after William Worth, a commander of troops during the Battle of Sackett's Harbor.

The Town of Worth is located in the southeast corner of the county and is south of Watertown.

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History

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The town was first settled around 1802. Difficulties in successful settlement and the War of 1812 led to a partial abandonment of the town.

The town was created by separation from the Town of Lorraine in 1847. An earlier attempt to form this town was disrupted by the War of 1812.

Worth attained its greatest population in 1880 at 951.

History

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

The town was first settled around 1802. Difficulties in successful settlement and the War of 1812 led to a partial abandonment of the town.

The town was created by separation from the Town of Lorraine in 1847. An earlier attempt to form this town was disrupted by the War of 1812.

Worth attained its greatest population in 1880 at 951.

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