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Jefferson County New York Genealogy and History

County seat: Watertown

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Jefferson County New York History

Jefferson County was split off from Oneida County in 1805. In 1817, Carleton Island, captured from the British in the War of 1812, was annexed to the county. During the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the county was largely developed for agriculture.

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Genealogy Research in Jefferson County, New York

Jefferson County Clerk
175 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 785-3312

Genealogical and Historical Societies

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
PO Box 6453
Watertown, New York 13601

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