Montgomery County, New York Place Name




Montgomery County is composed of 10 Towns: Amsterdam, Canajoharie, Charleston, Glen, Florida, Minden, Mohawk, Palatine, Root and St. Johnsville. A lot of places called "Corners" are just intersections in the highway, but many carry the same names as found in queries. Since we did not have an "official" list to work with, the contemporary places names below were taken from maps.




Villages and small communities within Towns:

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam (formerly Veedersburgh), Fort Johnson, Wallins Corners, Harrower, Crescent Park, Rockton, Manny Corners, Cranesville, Church Corners, Hagaman

CANAJOHARIE: Canajoharie, Ames, Marshville, Van Deusenville, Buel, Sprout Brook

CHARLESTON: Charleston, Davis Corners, Lost Valley, Burtonsville, Oak Ridge, Lib Corners, Market Corners, Fox Corners, Davis Corners, Charleston Four Corners, Rockwell Corners

Former place names in Charleston: portions of this town were part of Corry's Patent, Stone Heap Patent and Thomas Machin's Patent. Ryder's Corners was located here.

GLEN: Fultonville (formerly Van Epp's Swamp), Square Barn Corners, Auriesville, Stone Ridge (on border of Root)

FLORIDA: Pattersonville, Minaville, Scotch Bush, Miller Corners, Young Corners, Wellsville, Mill Point, Snooks Corners, Fort Hunter, South Amsterdam; the township itself was once known as Warrenbush

MINDEN: Mindenville, Moyers Corners, Fordsbush, Charlesworth Corners, Sand Hill, Fort Plain, Hallsville, Brookman Corners, Keesler Corners, Valley Brook, Freysbush, Ripple Corners, Salt Springville, Hessville (on border of Canajoharie)

MOHAWK: Fonda, Yosts, Berryville, Tribes Hill

Former place name in Mohawk: Caughnawaga (now called Fonda)

PALATINE: Nelliston, Palatine Bridge, Cook Corners, Stone Arabia, East Stone Arabia, Christmans Corners, McKinley

ROOT: Root Center, Kilmartin Corners, Browne Hollow, Lykers, Flat Creek, Rural Grove, Currytown, Randall, Sprakers

Former places names in Root: Leatherville and Unionville (early names for Rural Grove), Sutphen's Hollow (formerly Hamilton's Hollow), Stone Ridge, Brown's Hollow (now Browne Hollow), Lyker's Corners (now Lykers), Yatesville (now Randall), Bundy's Corners

St. JOHNSVILLE: St. Johnsville (formerly called Zimmerman's Mills), Upper St. Johnsville




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