Talcottville, New York

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Talcottville, New York

Leyden[1]
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
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyLewis
TownLeyden
Elevation
1,135 ft (346 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
13309 (Boonville)
Area code(s)315
GNIS feature ID967005[1]

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

Talcottville 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, Fox Den Monuments LLC, Karpinski Water Supply, 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 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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