Place:Litchfield, Herkimer, New York, United States


Located inHerkimer, New York, United States
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Litchfield, is a town in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The population was 1,513 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Litchfield, Connecticut, the source of some early settlers of the city.

The town of Litchfield is in the southwestern part of the county and is southeast of Utica.


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Settlement began around 1786 at Wheelocks Hill.

The town of Litchfield was established from part of the town of German Flatts in 1796. Part of the town was used to form the town of Winfield in 1816.

"Litchfield Penitentiary", a fictional women's prison in Litchfield, is the setting for the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.

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  • Outstanding guide to Litchfield 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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