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  Batavia (town), New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Batavia is a town located in Genesee County, New York, USA.
To the north of the Town of Batavia are the Towns of Oakfield and Elba.
City of Batavia - The city is in the east half of the town.
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 Batavia (city), New York - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The current City of Batavia was an early settlement in what is today called Genesee Country, the farthest western region of New York State, comprising the Genesee Valley and westward to the Niagara River, Lake Erie, and the Pennsylvania line.
Thus, Batavia was the core from which the rest of western New York was opened for settlement and development.
Batavia grew rapidly in the early Twentieth Century, receiving an influx of Polish and Italian immigrants.
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 Encyclopedia: Buffalo, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Most of western New York was granted by Charles II of England to the Duke of York (later known as James II of England), but the first European settlement in what is now Erie County was by the French, at the mouth of Buffalo Creek in 1758.
The Southern Tier is a geographical term that refers to the counties of upstate New York State west of the Catskill Mountains along the northern border of Pennsylvania, with the exception of the counties in the far west of the state near the city of Buffalo.
The Riverhead is a hamlet in the Town of Riverhead in Suffolk County, New York.
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 Batavia (city), New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Batavia is a city located in Genesee County, New York, USA.
Batavia, the name the Dutch gave the city is a poetic name for the Netherlands.
Batavia was incorporated as a village in 1823.
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 About Batavia
Batavia is the Birthplace of Western New York.
Today, all major western New York State routes still lead to Batavia and the New York State Thruway, Interstate 90, borders the northern boundary of the City.
The City of Batavia is located directly off Exit 48 of the New York State Thruway, Interstate 90 and is centrally located between Buffalo and Rochester.
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 The City of Batavia
The Holland Land Purchase included 3.5 million acres in Western New York.
The Purchase extended south to Pennsylvania, north to Lake Ontario, west to Lake Erie, and a few miles to the east of Batavia.
Most of the early settlers came from England, New England, and Pennsylvania with small pockets of German, Scottish Highlanders and Dutch settlements.
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 Genesee County Batavia, New York (Counties)
The county seat of Genesee County, New York, is Batavia.
Batavia is located in Genessee County 30 miles E of Buffalo between E Pembroke and Stafford...
Located in Batavia in Genesee County, New York, Batavia is at an elevation of 913 feet and was...
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 Batavia Batavia, New York (Cities)
Batavia is located in Genessee County 30 miles E of Buffalo between E Pembroke and Stafford along Highway 5 off I90 on the banks of the Tonawanda River near Darein Lakes State Park.
Named for the Netherlands origin of the original settlers Center of the Holland Land Purchase, the large western New York tract was acquired in the late 18th century by Dutch capitalists.
Batavia is part of the Rochester, New York metro area.
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 Genesee County History
The greater part of the western part of New York State belonged to Phelps and Gorham, but on their failure to meet their obligations, a large share of their tract reverted to the State and was bought by Samuel Ogden for Robert Morris, May 12, 1791.
In October of 1800 the company opened a land office, which was removed to Batavia two years later, when the county was founded, and here it remained until the close of the affairs of the Holland Company in 1835, when they sold all their remaining interests to a set of Batavians.
Batavia was made by the choice a business place of consequence, and probably for the same reason, the county seat.
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 ATSDR - PHA - Batavia Landfill, Batavia, Genesee County, New York
The Batavia Landfill site occupies between 30 and 35 acres in a rural setting, about three miles west-northwest of the City of Batavia in the Town of Batavia, Genesee County, New York (see Figure 1, Appendix A).
In December 1979, the NYS DEC cited the Town of Batavia for violating the conditions of its operating permit for the landfill and operations ceased in 1980.
A new source of drinking water should be found for the community and the new source should be further away from the landfill.
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 Genesee County NY, Western New York, Batavia
The name Batavia was chosen to honor these Dutch landowners and was taken from the Republic of Batavia which was an area in the Netherlands before 1806.
Genesee County has New York State's highest percentage of classified farmland, three of the top 100 vegetable farms nationwide and is first in agriculture sales state-wide.
Batavia Downs Racetrack opened in 1940 and pioneered nighttime harness horse racing.
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 Earthquake Hazards Program: Earthquake History of New York
Strong earthquakes in 1638, 1661, 1663, and 1732 in the St. Lawrence Valley and a shock near Newbury, Massachusetts, in 1727 were felt in New York before the first notable tremor centered within the State was recorded.
The earthquake was felt throughout most of New York and the New England states, northeastern Ohio, northern Pennsylvania, and southern Ontario, Canada; a total area of about 250,000 square kilometers.
The shock was felt throughout New York, as far south as Washington, D.C., and as far west as Wisconsin.
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 Genesee County,New York GenWeb
The Western New York Genealogical Society was founded in 1974 to help preserve and encourage interest in the area's rich genealogical heritage.
For comprehensive inventories of early New York State newspapers, their repositories, and how to purchase or borrow microfilms, the only place to check is the New York State newspaper project.
K was principally recruited in Batavia in 1861, and most of the men were from Genesee County.
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 Batavia, New York (NY) Relocation - Houses & Apartments - Schools, Jobs, Weather - For Sale & Rentals
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Population for Batavia, NY (2000): 16,256 comprising 7,840 (48.2%) males and 8,416 (51.8%) females.
Your one-stop resource for Batavia and New York city guides, real estate for sale, apartments for rent, home loans, school reports, movers, roommates, jobs and other moving needs.
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 R News: As It Happens, Where It Happens
A decision regarding same-sex marriage in New York is in the hands of the Appellate Division of the State Supreme Court in Albany.
A new study at the University of Rochester hopes to find out more about the biggest challenges newlywed couples will face in their first few years of marriage.
Buffalo was the homicide capital of New York per capita last year.
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 Batavia, New York Public Relations Firms - Publicity Firms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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 Batavia Middle School - Batavia, New York / NY - school information
The GreatSchools.net Test Score Rating is based on a combination of three different views of test scores at the school: achievement on state tests, achievement compared to similar schools and rate of improvement.
Batavia Middle School has a student-teacher ratio of to 1, which is better than average among schools with similar grade levels in the state.
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 Batavia Singles, How many singles are there in Batavia, New York ? Batavia Swingers for gays & Batavia singles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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 batavia new york condo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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 RootsWeb's Guide to Tracing Family Trees No. 18
William Morgan, a Freemason in Batavia, New York, who was in the process of publishing a book on the Masonic rituals, disappeared, and a major anti-Mason movement began.
Father Michael J. McGivney, a parish priest in New Haven, Connecticut, was the founder of this organization.
There were two earlier, but unchartered lodges, the first in Baltimore in 1802 and another in New York in 1806.
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 Find New and Used Cars: in Batavia, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
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 Holland Land Office Museum_Batavia, New York
The Spring Volume of Up~South speaks of the early frontier of Western New York State from early 1800s through 1840s, with stories of young communities and their citizen's strength of spirit and faith, even as they faced the woody wilds of the new County of Genesee.
Resident-Agent Joseph Ellicott is considered the single most influential individual to have lived in Western New York during the pioneer era.
Joseph Ellicott, and his land office, were an integral cog in the economic machine of the Holland Land Company and were responsible for the settlement of roughly 3.5 million acres of land.
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 AllRefer.com - Batavia, New York (NY) (Genesee County) - (city) - Facts and Information
Batavia, city (5 sq mi/13 sq km; 1990 pop.
Genesee co., W N.Y.; 43°00'N 78°10'W. Batavia produces a variety of light mfg.
It was laid out in 1801 by Joseph Ellicott, agent for the Holland Land Co. The city was a center of the Anti-Masonic movement in the 19th cent.
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The song will be featured on the trio's forthcoming album '#1's, which will consist of three new songs along with all of the group's biggest hits.
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 Batavia, New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Days Inn of Batavia, a 120 room FULL SERVICE HOTEL serves as a convenient meeting center located midway between Buffalo and Rochester.
Hotel is between Rochester and Buffalo, New York.
When travelling on business, pleasure or planning a meeting or banquet, the Holiday Inn Hotel Batavia in the (Darien Lake Area) will make your stay a satisfying experience.
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 New York State Junior Chamber
The New York State Junior Chamber or New York State Jaycees is a premier group of young adults between the ages of 18 and 40.
Founded in 1933, the New York State Jaycees continue to grow with approximately 700 members all interested in one common belief: "that service to humanity is the best work of life."
There are approximately 20 chapters around the State of New York.
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 Soup :: The Ten Weirdest Things I Saw At Mid-Ohio/ July 2005
I've been "going to the races" for almost 20 years, which is right about the time that I moved from New York to New Hampshire, and I began living within an hour of Loudon.
It seems that Owensboro, Kentucky—or "The OWB" as The Cool People like to call it—is suddenly being rivalled by Batavia, New York, when it comes to loyal support of their local talent.
In fact, it's among the top five states in number of motorcycles registered, and I think it actually might be be third, behind only California and New York.
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 Motels and Hotels in Batavia, New York
You may be able to find more info about Batavia lodging by going to the reservations page.
Ramada Limited Batavia NY, 8204 Park Road, Batavia, NY 14020
Batavia Motel, 3768 W Main Street Rd, Batavia, NY 14020, (585-343-5531)
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 The Jell-O Museum and Gallery
During an airshow at the Woodward Airport, one of the contests involved having the pilot land the plane, run up to a table and eat a bowl of Jell-O and then run back to the plane and take off.
March 17, 1993, technicians at St. Jerome hospital in Batavia test a bowl of lime Jell-O with an EEG machine and confirm the earlier testing by Dr. Adrian Upton that a bowl of wiggly Jell-O has brain waves identical to those of adult men and women.
On December 31, 1925 the Jell-O Company, Inc. was sold to the Postum Cereal Company, Inc. by exchange of stock, thereby becoming the first subsidiary of a large merger that would eventually become General Foods Corporation.
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