Place:Eaton, Madison, New York, United States


Coordinates42.833°N 75.6°W
Located inMadison, New York, United States
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Eaton is a town in Madison County, New York, United States. The population was 5,255 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Eaton is in the south-central part of the county. US Route 20 passes across the northern part of the town.


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The town was the principal location of the Oneida tribe, a sub-group of the Iroquois that allied itself with the colonial forces during the American Revolution. Euro-American settlement began around 1792. The Town of Eaton was formed in 1807 from the Town of Hamilton. Eaton is named for William Eaton, a Revolutionary officer and commander of the United States military forces in Tripoli.

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