banner search whats new site index home

Wolcott Village

Wolcott Village Hall is located at 6015 New Hartford Street, Wolcott NY 14590; phone: 315-594-9501.

Beginnings

Settlers began building homes in Wolcott around 1807;among the first familes were those of Jonathan Melvin, Frederick Wolcott, Adonijah Church, Osgood Curch and Obadiah Adams. A post office was formed with Dr. David Arne, a village physician, serving as its first postmaster.

The village was first incorporated in 1852 and subsequently re-incorporated in 1873. The name Wolcott honors Oliver Wolcott, a Connecticut Governor of that era. Many of the early settlers came from Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. • Privacy
Copyright © 1997-2016 • The Gombach Group • www.gombach.com • 17665