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Plattsburgh is a town in Clinton County, New York, USA. The population of the town was 11,190 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Zephaniah Platt, an early land owner. The town of Plattsburgh borders the city of Plattsburgh. The town is in the eastern part of the county. The city is served by Clinton County Airport.
The town was established in 1785, but parts were removed later to form other towns of the county like Town of Peru 1792, Town of Beekmantown 1820, Town of Saranac 1824, and Schuyler Falls 1848. The Battle of Plattsburgh was fought during the war of 1812.
The town borders Lake Champlain, which separates it from Vermont. The Saranac River flows eastward through the town to Lake Champlain. The Northway, US Route 9, and New York State Route 22 are north-south highways through the town. New York State Route 3, New York State Route 22B, and New York State Route 374 are east-west highways. New York State Route 190 intersects NY-22B and NY- 374 in Plattsburgh.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.6 percent under the age of 18, 7.6 percent from 18 to 24, 29.7 percent from 25 to 44, 25.0 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.2 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males. Bernie Bassett is a town Supervisor.
Some of the locations in the town of Plattsburgh are Cadyville, Champlain Park, Clinton County Airport, Colligen Point, Cumberland Bay, Cumberland Head, Elsinor, Halseys Corners, Lawless Corners and many more. Plattsburgh can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism place that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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