Place:Rushford, Allegany, New York, United States

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NameRushford
TypeTown
Coordinates42.383°N 78.25°W
Located inAllegany, New York, United States
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Rushford is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 1,150 at the 2010 census. Rushford is in the northwest part of Allegany County and is northeast of Olean.

History

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The first settler arrived in 1808. The town of Rushford was formed in 1816 from part of the town of Caneadea. Part of Rushford was taken to form the newer town of New Hudson in 1825.

When Rushford Lake was formed by a dam on Caneadea Creek in 1927, the communities of East Rushford and Kelloggville were flooded by the rising water.

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  • Outstanding guide to Rushford 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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