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Essex County
New York
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County Information
Its name is from the English county of Essex.
Created from Clinton County in 1799.
Lake Flower, Saranac Lake, NY
Lake Flower, Saranac Lake, NY

County Seat: Elizabethtown
Year Organized: 1799
Square Miles: 1,797

Courthouse Info:
County Government Center
Court Street, P.O. Box 217
Elizabethtown, NY 12932-0000



Populated Areas:
Bloomingdale * Chesterfield * Crown Point * Elizabethtown * Essex * Jay * Keene * Keeseville *
Lake Placid * Lewis * Minerva * Moriah * Newcomb * North Elba * North Hudson * Olmstedville * Port Henry *
Saranac Lake * Schroon * St. Armand * Ticonderoga * Westport * Willsboro * Wilmington *


Online Data

Births

Census

County Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
March 2015:  obit for KNOX
May 2014:  obit for
MURDOCK


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