Place:Plattsburgh (town), Clinton, New York, United States


NamePlattsburgh (town)
Alt namesPlattsburgh
Located inClinton, New York, United States

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Plattsburgh is a town in Clinton County, New York, United States. The population was 11,870 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Zephaniah Platt, an early land owner.

The town of Plattsburgh surrounds the separate and more populous city of Plattsburgh. The town is in the eastern part of the county.

Plattsburgh International Airport is located in the southern part of the town.


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The town was established in 1785, but parts were removed later to form other towns of the county: Peru (1792), Beekmantown (1820), Saranac (1824), and Schuyler Falls (1848).

The Battle of Plattsburgh was fought in 1814 on Lake Champlain during the War of 1812.

The village of Plattsburgh set itself off from the town by incorporation in 1815. The village became the city of Plattsburgh in 1902.

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