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Encyclopedia > Portage (town), New York

Portage is a town in Livingston County, New York. The name of the town stems from the need to portage (carry) canoes around the falls of the Genesee River.


The Town of Portage is in the southwest corner of Livingston County.

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Portage, New York - definition of Portage, New York in Encyclopedia (286 words)
Portage is a town in Livingston County, New York.
The Town of Portage is bounded on the east by the Town of Nunda and on the north by the Town of Mount Morris.
To the south are the Towns of Granger and Grove in Allegany County, New York.
Nunda (town), New York - definition of Nunda (town), New York in Encyclopedia (535 words)
The town was formed in 1808 from the Town of Angelica in Allegany County, New York.
The Town of Portage is on the west side, and the Towns of West Sparta and Ossian are to the east.
The Town of Grove in Allegany County is on the south.
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