Place:East Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States

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NameEast Fishkill
TypeTown
Coordinates41.55°N 73.783°W
Located inDutchess, New York, United States     (1849 - )
See alsoFishkill (town), Dutchess, New York, United StatesParent town
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East Fishkill is a town on the southern border of Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 29,029 at the 2010 census. The town was once the eastern portion of the town of Fishkill.

Hudson Valley Research Park (formerly known as IBM East Fishkill) is located in the town, and housed 27 divisions and 4,700 regular employees for IBM Microelectronics, which GlobalFoundries bought. While IBM produced microchips they owned the advanced, automated processor fabrication facility where IBM's "Cell" processor was co-developed.

History

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One early settler arrived around 1759. The town of East Fishkill was established in 1849 from the eastern part of the town of Fishkill. Its name comes from Fishkill Creek, known as the Vis Kill (Fish Creek) to the Dutch settlers in the area.

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  • Outstanding guide to East Fishkill 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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