Place:Sangerfield, Oneida, New York, United States


Coordinates42.9°N 75.367°W
Located inOneida, New York, United States
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Sangerfield is a town in Oneida County, New York, United States. The population was 2,561 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Jedediah Sanger, an early settler.

The Town of Sangerfield is on the county's south border.


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The town was first settled around 1792.

In 1788, the State of New York bought from the Oneida Indians twenty towns that bordered the Unadilla River. This land became known as "Clinton's Purchase". In 1789, the state surveyed "Township No. 20" in this tract for

This region then went through several name changes in its early years:

From Date To Date Town Name County Name
15 Feb. 1791 10 Apr. 1792 Whitestown Herkimer
10 Apr. 1792 5 Mar. 1795 Paris Herkimer
5 Mar. 1795 15 Mar. 1798 Sangerfield Herkimer
15 Mar. 1798 4 Apr. 1804 Sangerfield Chenango
4 Apr. 1804 Present Sangerfield Oneida

Basically, Sangerfield was formed from the Town of Paris in 1795, before the creation of Oneida County.

The population of Sangerfield in 1920 was 1,795.

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