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Lowville, NY History


"The village of Lowville, in the County of Lewis, State of New York was incorporated in 1854, acknowledged to in accordance to  General Village Laws.  It takes its name from the Town of Lowville which was named after Nicholas Low, an early owner.  It is located in the north central part of Lewis County which was split off from Oneida County by an Act of the Legislature on March 25, 1805.  Lowville has been the county seat of the County of Lewis since March 10th, 1864.  Its area is 1,045.84 acres of land.  Population 3,672.  Principle industries are milk shipping, cheese making, paper and wood processing and manufacturing."
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From "Centennial History of Village of Lowville." Copyright 1954 by Historical Committee of the Centennial Celebration of the Village."    Used with permission & courtesy of Lowville Library.  More Lowville History




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