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Hamilton County, New York

A preliminary survey. Six buildings.



Founding: 1847 (declared in 1816)
Parent county: Montgomery Namesake: Alexander Hamilton (1755–1804), Founding Father
Seat: Lake Pleasant (1847–) Land area: 1,717 square miles Population (2010): 4,836
Population (historic): 1,251 (1820); 2,188 (1850); 2,960 (1870); 4,947 (1900); 3,929 (1930) Periods of population growth: pre-1820; 1830–1860; 1870–1890; 1960s Subdivisions: One village; two CDPs; nine towns National Register listings:22 Pre-1939 residences (estimated): 2,162 (24.3%)
Housing survival rate: 76.9%
Average farmhouse value (1930): $2,721
Average outbuilding value (1930): $3,315
Number of farms (1920): 255
Average farm size (1920): 48.7 acres

Lake Pleasant
Namesake: Lake Pleasant Founding: 1828 (post office) Population (2010): 781 Population (historic): 312 (1820); 305 (1850); 318 (1870); 469 (1900); 540 (1930) Periods of population growth: pre-1820; 1830s; 1850s; 1880–1900; 1920s; 1940s; 1960s
Pre-1939 residences (estimated): 312 (20.7%)



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