Place:Sherman (town), Chautauqua, New York, United States


NameSherman (town)
Alt namesSherman
Coordinates42.15°N 79.583°W
Located inChautauqua, New York, United States
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Sherman is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. It is an interior town in the county, west of Chautauqua Lake. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 1,653. The town contains the village of Sherman.


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The area was first settled around 1823. The town of Sherman was formed in 1824 from the town of Mina.

The source of the town's name is Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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