Rensselaerville

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The Village of Rensselaerville, photo from People Made It Happen Here

Rensselaerville, the earliest of the four Albany County Hilltowns| Albany County, NY Hilltowns is on the south border of Albany County. The other Hilltowns are Berne, Knox, and Westerlo.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 61.9 square miles.

The south town line is the border of Greene County, and the west town line is the border of Schoharie County. The north line is the border of Berne. The east line is the border of Westerlo. The population was 1,915 at the 2000 census.

Rensselaerville Biographies

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Hilltown Rensselaerville Biographies will not appear on a search on this part of the site. Click here for more information.

Maps

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Numerous maps have been found, some dating back 250 years. Click here for more information.

History

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Rensselaerville's History appears in many publications. Click here for more information.

Military History

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From the beginning residents of Rensselaerville have served in the military. Click here for

Family Histories and Genealogy

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Hilltown Family Histories and Genealogy provide details beyond the usual genealogy chart. Visit www.BerneHistory.org for complete genealogies of most Hilltown residents. Click here for more information.

Farms and Lots

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Hilltown Farms and Lots mirror the history of the people and area. Click here for more information.

Historic Homes

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Hilltown historic homes range from grand estates to humble homes. Click here for more information.

Churches

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Hilltown churches formed and often merged, divided, and disbanded, so tracking churches can be a challenge. Click here for more information.

Cemeteries

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Hilltown cemeteries range from tiny, hidden family plots to huge cemeteries. Click here for more information.

Schools

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Hilltowns had numerous one-room schools scattered to be near population centers. school. In 1932 Berne and Knox joined the form the Berne-Knox Central School District. Westerlo joined later the make the Berne-Knox-Westerlo or BKW. Click here for more information.

Organizations

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Hilltown organizations united residents and provided services the made life in the Hilltowns more enjoyable. Click here for more information.

Businesses

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Rensselaerville businesses thrived for generations. Click here for more information.

Hamlets and Communities

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Each of the four Hilltowns covers a large area. Early settlers joined together to create small hamlets, villages, communities, and just groups of houses. Click here for more information.

Photo Gallery

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Hilltown photos record the people, places, and things through out the years. Click here for more information.

External Links

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External Links to other web sites can bring you to valuable sources of information. Click here for more information.

Rensselaerville Today

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Rensselaerville Today offers many activities for visitors and residents. Click here for more information.


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