Place:Smyrna (town), Chenango, New York, United States


NameSmyrna (town)
Alt namesSmyrna
Coordinates42.683°N 75.567°W
Located inChenango, New York, United States
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Smyrna is a town in Chenango County, New York, United States. The population was 1,280 at the 2010 census. Smyrna is named after a coastal city in ancient Greece.

The town contains a village also named Smyrna. The town is on the county's north border.


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The land was settled around 1792. The town of Smyrna was founded in 1808 as "Stafford" from part of the town of Sherburne. Within a month, the name was changed to "Smyrna".

The Smyrna Elementary School was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. The Smyrna Town Hall-Opera House was listed in 2008.[1]

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