Long Lake, NY


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Long Lake is a town in Hamilton County, New York in the United States. The population was 852 at the 2000 census. The town is named for 14-mile (23 km) long Long Lake beside which it sits. The town is entirely within the Adirondack Park and is the most northerly town in the county. It is a summer tourism destination offering fishing, hiking, boating, and many other outdoor activities. In the winter months, snowmobiling is also popular. Long Lake is also the home of the historic Adirondack Hotel and Helms Aero Service, floatplane service.
The town was first settled around 1833.
The Town of Long Lake was formed in 1837 from sections of the Towns of Arietta, Morehouse, Lake Pleasant, and Wells. In 1861, the town was increased by additions from Arietta, Lake Pleasant, and Morehouse.