Morley, New York

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Morley, New York
hamlet
Morley, New York is located in New York
Morley, New York
Morley, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 44°39′49″N 75°7′57″W / 44.66361°N 75.13250°W / 44.66361; -75.13250Coordinates: 44°39′49″N 75°7′57″W / 44.66361°N 75.13250°W / 44.66361; -75.13250
Country United States
State New York
County St. Lawrence
Town Canton
Elevation 377 ft (114 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 13617
Area code(s) 315
Website http://www.morley.ny.us/

Morley is a hamlet in Canton (town), New York.

Geography[edit]

Morley is on the Grasse River, 6 miles (9.7 km) downstream (north) from the Village of Canton, where the river goes through some rapids. Today, Morley is at the junction of St. Lawrence County Routes 14 and 27.

History[edit]

Morley was first settled in 1810. It was originally known as Little Rapids. A post office was established in 1839, and the hamlet got its new name of Morley in that year. The post office has since been closed. In its heyday, the center of activity in Morley was the Harrison Grist Mill. At its peak, the hamlet had a population of about 300.

The Harrison Grist Mill and Trinity Episcopal Chapel are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.