Nelson is a town in , , United States. It is an interior town, located in the southwestern part of the county. The population was 1,980 at the 2010 census. The town was named after Horatio Nelson, the naval hero.

Localities in the Area

is a town of 7,000 people in Madison County, in . Photo: Doug Kerr, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, located approximately twenty-five miles southeast of , is a historic hamlet and current administrative center for the , , , United States. is situated 6 miles northeast of Nelson. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a hamlet in the town of , , , United States. is situated 6 miles southwest of Nelson.


42.9173° or 42° 55' 2.2" north
-75.7769° or 75° 46' 36.7" west
Open Location Code
1,437 feet (438 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 158642708
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: نيلسون
  • Basque: Nelson (New York)
  • Basque: Nelson
  • Chinese: 奶路臣
  • Dutch: Nelson
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: نيلسون
  • English: Nelson, New York
  • French: Nelson
  • German: Nelson
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Nelson, New York
  • Hungarian: Nelson
  • Polish: Nelson
  • Spanish: Nelson
  • Turkish: Nelson, New York
  • Ukrainian: Нельсон
  • Uzbek: Nelson, New York
  • Uzbek: Nelson
  • Uzbek: Нелсон
  • Nelson Flats
  • Skunk Hollow

Other Places Named Nelson

  • New Zealand
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • England, United Kingdom
  • County in Kentucky, United States
  • County in Virginia, United States
  • Village in Wales, United Kingdom

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