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County Information

St.Lawrence County is named for the St. Lawrence River.The river bordersthe entire northern edge of the county. The Saint Lawrence river wasdiscovered  by French Explorer Jacque Cartier in 1534 and namedafter a Catholic Saint. In 1683, St. Lawrence county was part of AlbanyCounty, which also included all of the state of  Vermont, and withno western boundaries. In 1766, Cumberland and Gloucester Countiessplit off and were situated in what is now known as Vermont. By 1802,Albany county had been split into many counties, including Clinton,Herkimer and Montgomery. Parts of all 3 of these counties were taken toform what is now St. Lawrence County.

County Seat: Canton
Year Organized: 1802
Square Miles: 2,821

Courthouse Info:
County Courthouse
48 Court Street
Canton, New York 13617 - 1169

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