Canaan

Columbia County, New York

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The Columbia County town of Canaan, through which the mighty Taconic Mountains rise in its northwest corner, covers an area of 36.9 square miles and is home to about 1,820 residents.

The scenic town of Canaan was settled around 1759, and eventually founded in 1772 as Kings District, although it was renamed Canaan in 1788. Its town line to the east is bordered by Massachusetts, and Interstate 90 passes through Canaan, connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to the east with the New York State Thruway to the west. The town comprises numerous hamlets and communities, including the hamlet of Canaan, Canaan Center, East Chatham, Edwards Park, Flatbrook, Queechy, Queechy Lake and Red Rock. The town of Canaan includes parts of East Chatham, the rest of which is in the town of Chatham. One of the town’s most notable residents is Albert “Al” Roker Jr., a popular television personality, weather forecaster, author and actor who owns a home in Canaan.

The scenic town of Canaan was settled around 1759, and eventually founded in 1772 as Kings District, although it was renamed Canaan in 1788. Its town line to the east is bordered by Massachusetts, and Interstate 90 passes through Canaan, connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to the east with the New York State Thruway to the west. The town comprises numerous hamlets and communities, including the hamlet of Canaan, Canaan Center, East Chatham, Edwards Park, Flatbrook, Queechy, Queechy Lake and Red Rock. The town of Canaan includes parts of East Chatham, the rest of which is in the town of Chatham. One of the town’s most notable residents is Albert “Al” Roker Jr., a popular television personality, weather forecaster, author and actor who owns a home in Canaan.

The scenic town of Canaan was settled around 1759, and eventually founded in 1772 as Kings District, although it was renamed Canaan in 1788. Its town line to the east is bordered by Massachusetts, and Interstate 90 passes through Canaan, connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to the east with the New York State Thruway to the west. The town comprises numerous hamlets and communities, including the hamlet of Canaan, Canaan Center, East Chatham, Edwards Park, Flatbrook, Queechy, Queechy Lake and Red Rock. The town of Canaan includes parts of East Chatham, the rest of which is in the town of Chatham. One of the town’s most notable residents is Albert “Al” Roker Jr., a popular television personality, weather forecaster, author and actor who owns a home in Canaan.

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10 Schillings Crossing Rd
Canaan, NY $475,000

10 Schillings Crossing Rd

Canaan, NY

$475,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,834 Sqft
26 Mercer Mountain
Canaan, NY $1,745,000

26 Mercer Mountain

Canaan, NY

$1,745,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 2,984 Sqft
43 Ridge
Canaan, NY $1,575,000

43 Ridge

Canaan, NY

$1,575,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 3,400 Sqft
0 Bristol Road
Canaan, NY $1,295,000

0 Bristol Road

Canaan, NY

$1,295,000
  • 60.00 Acres
Bristol Rd
Canaan, NY $1,295,000

Bristol Rd

Canaan, NY

$1,295,000
  • 60.00 Acres
54 Mercer Mountain Rd
Canaan, NY $899,900

54 Mercer Mountain Rd

Canaan, NY

$899,900
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,520 Sqft
0 Bristol Road
Canaan, NY $795,000

0 Bristol Road

Canaan, NY

$795,000
  • 30.00 Acres
Bristol Rd
Canaan, NY $795,000

Bristol Rd

Canaan, NY

$795,000
  • 30.00 Acres

Canaan

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Canaan is within Columbia County, New York and borders .

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