Place:Amity, Allegany, New York, United States

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NameAmity
TypeTown
Located inAllegany, New York, United States
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Amity is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 2,308 at the 2010 census. The name of the town means "friendship."

The Town of Amity is near the middle of Allegany County and is northeast of Olean, New York. The county seat, Belmont, is in Amity.

History

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After being first settled around 1804, Amity was formed in 1830 from parts of the Towns of Angelica and Scio. In 1856, part of Amity was used to found the Town of Ward.

Past residents of note

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  • Outstanding guide to Amity 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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