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 +===== Town of Champion ===== 
 +\\  The Town of Champion was formed from the Town of Mexico (in Oswego County) in 1800. Named for pioneer [[Henry_Champion|Henry Champion]].\\ \\  
 +===== Early Settlement ===== 
 + (The following excerpt taken from //Our County And Its People: A Descriptive Work on Jefferson County, New York//; Edited by Edgar C. Emerson, The Boston History Company,​1898.)\\ \\  Champion, originally Howard, township No. 4, of the [[Black_River|Black River]] tract, was settled in 1797-98 by [[Noadiah_Hubbard|Noadiah Hubbard]]. In 1799 Joel Mix came with his family, and also John and Thomas Ward, Ephraim Chamberlain,​ Samuel and David Starr, Jotham Mitchell, Salmon Ward, and Bela Hubbard, all of whom were young men without families. In 1807 this town had 182 legal voters.\\ \\  
 +===== Cities, Villages and Hamlets ===== 
 +[[West_Carthage|West Carthage]] (village)\\ [[Great_Bend|Great Bend]] (hamlet)\\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\  ​
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