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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Herkimer-at-oriskany.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Gen. Nicholas Herkimer at Battle of Oriskany]]  
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*Named for Gen. Nicholas Herkimer, who was mortally wounded after Battle of Oriskany in the American Revolutionary War.
 
*Named for Gen. Nicholas Herkimer, who was mortally wounded after Battle of Oriskany in the American Revolutionary War.

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United States > New York > Herkimer County

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

historic Herkimer County Courthouse, 1873

109 Mary Street
Suite 1111
Herkimer, NY 13350

County Historian
318 Margaret St.
Herkimer, NY 13350
ph: (315) 866-1398

History[edit | edit source]

Gen. Nicholas Herkimer at Battle of Oriskany
  • Named for Gen. Nicholas Herkimer, who was mortally wounded after Battle of Oriskany in the American Revolutionary War.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

  • Created 16 February 1791 from Montgomery County.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Three partitions over the years set off these counties:
    • 5 March 1794 Onondaga
    • 15 March 1798 Oneida
    • 15 March 1798 Chenango

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

City[edit | edit source]
  • Little Falls
Towns[edit | edit source]
  • Columbia
  • Danube
  • Fairfield
  • Frankfort
  • German Flatts
  • Herkimer
  • Litchfield
  • Little Falls
  • Manheim
  • Newport
  • Norway
  • Ohio
  • Russia
  • Salisbury
  • Schuyler
  • Stark
  • Warren
  • Webb
  • Winfield

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Villages[edit | edit source]
  • Cold Brook
  • Dolgeville
  • Frankfort
  • Herkimer
  • Ilion
  • Middleville
  • Mohawk
  • Newport
  • Poland
  • West Winfield

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Hamlets[edit | edit source]
  • Jordanville
  • Old Forge
  • Thendara

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Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Fulton | Hamilton | Lewis | Montgomery | Oneida | Otsego | St. Lawrence

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]