Timeline of colonization of North America


Timeline of colonization of North America

This is a timeline of colonization of North America, recording the founding dates of the European settlements.

Pre-Columbian

* c.1000 - Viking colonization of Greenland, Helluland (possibly Baffin Island), Markland (perhaps Labrador) and Vinland (probably Newfoundland). The Greenland colony lasted until the 15th century, but the estimated duration of the only known site at the Gulf of Saint Lawrence is estimated to be less than a decade.

* c.1350 - The Norse Western Settlement in Greenland is abandoned.

ixteenth Century

*1564 - Fort Caroline - French
*1565 - San Agustín - Spanish
*1585 - Roanoke Colony - British
*1598 - Sable Island - French
*1600 - Tadoussac - French

eventeenth Century

* 1602 - San Miguel - Spanish
* 1604 - Acadia - French
* 1605 - Port Royal - French
* 1607 - Jamestown Settlement - British
* 1607 - Popham Colony - British
* 1608 - Quebec - French
* 1610 - Cuper's Cove - British
* 1610 - Kecoughtan, Virginia - British
* 1610 - Santa Fe - Spanish
* 1615 - Fort Nassau - Dutch
* 1615 - Renews, Newfoundland - British
* 1618 - Bristol's Hope - British
* 1620 - St. John's, Newfoundland - British
* 1620 - Plymouth Colony - British
* 1621 - Nova Scotia - Scottish
* 1622 - Province of Maine - British
* 1623 - Portsmouth - British
* 1623 - Stage Point - British
* 1623 - Dover - British
* 1623 - Pannaway - British
* 1623 - New Castle - British
* 1624 - Governors Island - Dutch
* 1625 - Cape Breton - Scottish
* 1625 - New Amsterdam - Dutch
* 1625 - Fort Nassau - Dutch
* 1626 - Salem - British
* 1630 - Massachusetts Bay Colony - British
* 1631 - Saint John, New Brunswick - British
* 1632 - Williamsburg, Virginia - British
* 1633 - Windsor, Connecticut
* 1634 - Maryland Colony - British
* 1634 - Wethersfield - British
* 1635 - Territory of Sagadahock - British
* 1636 - Providence Plantations - British
* 1636 - Connecticut Colony - British
* 1638 - New Haven Colony - British
* 1638 - New Sweden - Swedish
* 1638 - Exeter - British
* 1639 - Bridgeport, Connecticut - British
* 1639 - Newport - British
* 1639 - San Marcos - Spanish
* 1640? - New Stockholm - Swedish
* 1640? - Swedesboro- Swedish
* 1651 - Fort Casimir - Dutch
* 1670 - Charleston - British
* 1678 - New Paltz, New York - French
* 1682 - Pennsylvania - British
* 1683 - East New Jersey - Scottish
* 1684 - Stuarts Town, Carolina - Scottish
* 1684? - Fort Saint Louis (Illinois)- French
* 1684? - Fort Saint Louis (Texas)- French
* 1698 - Pensacola, Florida - Spanish
* 1699 - Louisiana - French

Eighteenth Century

* 1718 - New Orleans - French
* 1718 - San Antonio - Spanish
* 1721 - Greenland - Danish
* 1733 - Province of Georgia - British
* 1784 - Kodiak Island - Russian


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