Town of Lyme


The Town of Lyme was formed from the Town of Brownville in 1818.

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.)

Lyme was the second town formed directly from Brownville, and was created in 1818. In Lyme settlement was begun in 1801 under Jonas Smith and Henry A. Delamater, agents for James LeRay. The pioneers were Richard M. Esseltyn, T. Wheeler, Peter Pratt, and Jonas, David and Timothy Soper.

Cities, Villages and Hamlets

Chaumont (village)
Three Mile Bay (hamlet)
Point Peninsula (hamlet)

Also see:

Town of Lyme Website


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