kids encyclopedia robot

Talcottville, New York facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Talcottville, New York

Leyden
Country United States
State New York
County Lewis
Town Leyden
Elevation
1,135 ft (346 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
13309 (Boonville)
Area code(s) 315
GNIS feature ID 967005

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.

kids search engine
Talcottville, New York Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.