Place:Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, United States


Coordinates42.317°N 79.35°W
Located inChautauqua, New York, United States
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Stockton is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 2,248 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Richard Stockton, who signed the Declaration of Independence.


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The area was first settled around 1810. The town of Stockton was formed in 1821 from territory taken from the town of Chautauqua. Predation by wolves was a more severe problem in this town than neighboring communities. In 1850, the town was increased in size by territory from the town of Ellery.

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