Place:Manheim, Herkimer, New York, United States


Located inHerkimer, New York, United States
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Manheim is a town in Herkimer County, New York, United States. The population was 3,334 at the 2010 census. The town name is derived from Mannheim in Baden, Germany.

The town is in the southeastern part of the Herkimer County and is bordered to the southwest by the city of Little Falls. The village of Dolgeville is in the northeast corner of the town. Manheim is east of Utica.

The Mohawk River forms the southern border of the town.


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The town was first settled around 1756 by natives of German states.

In 1780, during the American Revolution, Loyalists and native allies attacked settlements in the town.

Manheim was formed from the town of Palatine (Montgomery County) in 1797.

In 1865, the population of Manheim was 1,831.

The Snells Bush Church and Cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

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