Talcottville, New York

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Talcottville, New York
Leyden[1]
hamlet
Talcottville, New York is located in New York
Talcottville, New York
Talcottville, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 43°32′00″N 75°21′55″W / 43.53333°N 75.36528°W / 43.53333; -75.36528Coordinates: 43°32′00″N 75°21′55″W / 43.53333°N 75.36528°W / 43.53333; -75.36528
Country United States
State New York
County Lewis
Town Leyden
Elevation 1,135 ft (346 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 13309 (Boonville)
Area code(s) 315
GNIS feature ID 967005[1]

Talcottville is a small community is southern Lewis County. It is also the seat for the Town of Leyden.

Talcottville has many interesting historical facts. It was the first settlement in Lewis county and its cemetery has the interred remains for that family. William Topping and his family settled in 1793 on what is now the northwest corner of State Rte. 12d and Domser Rd.

Active businesses in the hamlet include: Talcottville Cemetery Association, a division of Lewis County Monuments, Creekside Builders, Fox Crafts, and portions of three active dairy farms.

The author and critic Edmund Wilson was a summer resident, and wrote "Upstate: Records and Recollections of Northern (sic) New York" (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1971; reprint, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1990), a memoir of his time in Talcottville.

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