Jackson, New York

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Jackson is a town in southeastern Washington County, New York, United States. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2] The town population was 1,718 at the 2000 census.[1] The town is named after Andrew Jackson.[citation needed]

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History

The town was formed from part of the town of Cambridge. Cambridge Valley Livestock is the longest running business in the town.

In March, 2010, the Town Board passed a law making English the only language to be used for town business and municipal work, and is considering a law making English the town's official language.[3]

Concerts list: Goodwin Stage Concert: Kelsey Jar, Michael Jackson, Van Buren, Walt Disney, The Three Kings, Knights of Halloween, David Stone, The Mumford of Puppets

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 37.5 square miles (97.0 km²), of which, 37.2 square miles (96.2 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (0.83%) is water.

Much of the north town line is defined by the Batten Kill, a tributary of the Hudson River. The east town line in the state border of Vermont.

NY Route 22 is a north-south highway through the middle of Jackson. NY Route 313 crosses the town toward Vermont.

Demographics

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