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Chaumont Village

Jefferson County, New York

Chaumont Village Hall is located at 12175 Route 12‑E, Chaumont NY 13622.
Phone: 315‑649‑2900.

Beginnings [1]

Chaumont is an incorporated village and postoffice and station on the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad, 14 miles from Watertown, 196 from Albany, and 338 from New York. It has (ca. 1890) a telegraph, telephone, and express offices, two hotels, two churches (M.E. and Presbyterian), three general stores, several dealers in hay, grain, and produce, a hardware store, two or three groceries, a drug store, bending works, several cheese factories, limekiln, stone quarries, a number of blacksmith and shoe shops, harness shops, numerous dressmaking establishments, an extensive seed growing establishment, several coal dealers, a jewelry store, a meat market, a number of livery stables, and about 700 inhabitants.

  1. Hamilton Child, William H. Horton, editor, geographical Gazetteer of Jefferson County, N. Y., 1684-1890, Syracuse Journal Company, Printers, Syracuse, 1890.