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 New York Encyclopedia Articles @ HotAndCold.com (Hot and Cold)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The southern tip of New York State—New York City, its suburbs, and the southern portion of the Hudson Valley—can be considered to form the central core of a "megalopolis," a super-city stretching from the northern suburbs of Boston to the southern suburbs of Washington and therefore occasionally called "BosWash".
In July 1673, a Dutch fleet recaptured New York and held it until it was restored to the English by the treaty of Westminster in February, 1674.
Towns, which are county divisions in New York State with governments of their own, can also contain villages, which are roughly comparable to what is thought of as a town in most of the United States; that is, villages are small incorporated municipalities with limited taxation powers.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that became the United States.
Upstate New York typically includes the Catskill and Adirondack Mountains, the Shawangunk Ridge, the Finger and Great Lakes in the west and Lake Champlain, Lake George, and Oneida Lake in the northeast, and rivers such as the Delaware, Genesee, Hudson, Mohawk, and Susquehanna.
Albany is the state capital, New York City is the largest city, and the Town of Hempstead is its largest town, based on its large population.
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 Buffalo, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
With a population of 282,864 as of the United States Census Bureau's 2004 estimate[1], it is the state's second-largest city, after New York City, and is the county seat of Erie County.
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.
In 1808, Niagara County, New York was established with Buffalo as its county seat.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Buffalo, New York
Most of western New York was granted by Charles II of England to the Duke of York, but the first European settlement in what is now Erie County was by the French, at the mouth of Buffalo Creek in 1758.
Buffalo was rebuilt and re-established as a town in 1816.
In 1818 the eastern part of the town was lost to form the Town of Amherst, and in 1839, the northern part of the Town of Buffalo became the Town of Black Rock.
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 User:Rambot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is an extension to the multi-licensing of the highlighted county images.
Wayne, New Jersey and Wayne Township, New Jersey have the same content (also other places in Passaic County, New Jersey, Salem County, New Jersey, etc.).
Note: Some town pages were created by RamBot using the syntax: TownName (town), State.
encyclopedia.onlinereference.info /index.php/User:Rambot   (1266 words)

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