Town of Jay

Essex County, New York

Established in 1798

The Town of Jay, named in honor of New York Governor John Jay, was formed in January 1798 from part of the Town of Willsboro.  Afterwards, part of the Town of Jay was used to form, in whole or part, the Town of Keene (1808), the Town of Elizabethtown and the Town of Wilmington (1821).

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