Palatine, New York

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Palatine is a town in Montgomery County, New York, United States. The population was 3,070 at the 2000 census. The named is derived from the Palatinate in the Rhineland, the homeland of the early settlers of this region.

The Town of Palatine is located on the north side of the Mohawk River in the northwestern part of the county.



The town was formed in 1788 from the "Palatine District" in the newly formed Montgomery County. In 1797, part of the town was used to form the Town of Salisbury (now in Herkimer County). The formation of other towns that eventually were in adjacent counties further reduced Palatine, but the formation of Town of St. Johnsville created another town in Montgomery County.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.7 square miles (108.1 km²), of which, 41.2 square miles (106.7 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²) of it (1.25%) is water.

The Mohawk River forms the south town line, and the north town line is the border of Fulton County, New York.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,070 people, 1,135 households, and 812 families residing in the town. The population density was 74.5 people per square mile (28.8/km²). There were 1,233 housing units at an average density of 29.9/sq mi (11.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.82% White, 0.62% African American, 0.26% Native American, 0.52% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.49% of the population.

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