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  Niagara County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean.
Niagara County is in the extreme western part of New York State, just north of Buffalo and adjacent to Lake Ontario on its northern border and the Niagara River and Canada on its western border.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 8.50% from 18 to 24, 28.40% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Niagara_County,_New_York   (875 words)

 Niagara County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Niagara County is a county located in the state of New York.
The eastern boundary of Tryon County was approximately five miles west of the present city of Schenectady, and the county included the western part of the Adirondack Mountains and the area west of the West Branch of the Delaware River.
The southern boundary of Niagara County is Erie County with the boudary marked by Tonawanda Creek.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Niagara_County,_New_York   (915 words)

 Niagara Falls, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Niagara Falls is a city located in Niagara County, New York.
It is located across the Niagara River from Niagara Falls, Ontario, both named after the famed Niagara Falls which they share.
The two major hosiptals in Niagara Falls, New York are the and on the edge of the Lewiston/Niagara Falls Border.
www.hartselle.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Niagara_Falls,_New_York   (864 words)

 Herkimer County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present Herkimer County was part of Albany County.
Herkimer County is in central New York State, northwest of Albany, and east of Syracuse.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Herkimer_County,_New_York   (927 words)

 Buffalo, New York - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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.
In 1808 the new Niagara County, New York was formed (including what is now Erie County), and newly renamed Buffalo became its county seat.
Erie and Niagara Counties have a combined population of 1,170,111 (2000).
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /buffalo,_new_york.htm   (2093 words)

 Niagara County History
The Niagara River, separating two nations, while only 36 miles long, is the site of one of the most wonderful natural spectacles of the earth, and at one time was the site of the greatest hydro-electrical power developments in the world.
Niagara was established as a county from Genesee, including the present Erie County, March 11, 1808, with the county seat at Buffalo.
Niagara, with an area of more than 300,000 acres, the most of which is arable, is one of the leading agricultural sections in the State, and as a fruit growing section is famous.
www.hopefarm.com /niagarny.htm   (770 words)

 Definition of Saratoga County, New York
From 1772 to 1786 Albany County included, besides the present territory of Albany County, all of the present Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties, parts of the present Greene and Washington Counties, and a piece of what is now southwestern Vermont.
Saratoga County is in the northeastern part of New York State, north of Albany, northwest of Troy, and east of Utica.
In the county the population is spread out with 25.00% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 31.50% from 25 to 44, 24.20% from 45 to 64, and 11.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Saratoga_County,_New_York   (621 words)

 ncrep   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Niagara County is part of the "New York Farm Bureau organization.
What is the New York Farm Bureau and how might it benefit Niagara County residents.
The New York Farm Bureau meets once a year in each county to discuss current farming issues.
faculty.buffalostate.edu /beaverjf/wlj/ncrep.htm   (363 words)

 ATSDR - PHA - Hooker-102nd Street, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
The Niagara River receives groundwater discharge from seeps in the bulkhead and storm water discharge from the 100th Street Storm sewer.
Contaminants that bioaccumulate in fish are being discharged from the 102nd Street Landfill in bulk-head seeps and sewer effluent to the Niagara River.
Contaminants that bioaccumulate in fish are being discharged from the 102nd Street Landfill in bulkhead seeps and sewer effluent to the river.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/hooker102/h102_p2.html   (5460 words)

 EPA Region 2 Internet: [EPA Awards $200,000 to Niagara County, New York for National Brownfields Pilot Project]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Niagara County will create an inventory of brownfields throughout the county and create an evaluation process to prioritize the sites.
In addition, the county will use the EPA grant to establish a Brownfields Information Center that will be open to the public and will conduct outreach activities to educate and involve residents and other stakeholders.
Niagara County was the most recent addition to the list, along with Ogdensburg and Yonkers.
www.epa.gov /region02/news/1998/98050.htm   (423 words)

Part of the botanical tradition associated with localities in the vicinity of Niagara Falls, an area included in the territories of the United States and Canada, is that of a tiny stream‑side marsh three and one‑half miles upstream from the brinks of the cataracts of the Niagara River.
The frontage facing the Niagara River to the south is armed with structural reinforcements leaving rather deep water abutting onto the land, rather than shallows, precluding shallow‑water or emergent vegetation and crustaceous fauna.
Justicia americana), rare in the Niagara Frontier Region and which were lost on Goat island State park by the cataracts of the river where it was known earlier In the century, always have the potential to reestablish themselves naturally in that famous flora if upstream vegetation is not destroyed.
www.mobot.org /plantscience/ResBot/Niag/Cayuga/cayugatext.htm   (2876 words)

 Genesee County NY, Western New York, Batavia
Genesee County is divided into thirteen towns, six villages and the City of Batavia, the county seat.
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.
As the county did not have a canal system and the creeks were not navigable, railroad was the major developmental factor for manufacturing and improving the economy for farms.
www.co.genesee.ny.us   (1053 words)

 Niagara County, New York Genealogical Records Information
The Vital Records Section of the New York State Department of Health files certificates for births, deaths and marriages that occurred in New York State outside of New York City since 1881.
Biographical and portrait cyclopedia of Niagara County, New York
Niagara County, New York, one hundred of the most wonderful regions in the world
www.negenealogy.com /ny/ny_county/ni.htm   (1157 words)

 Niagara Falls, New York, where we are   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Niagara area is a treasure chest of history for you to explore.
The three Falls of Niagara are situated in the oldest State Park in the nation.
Niagara County is rich in areas set aside for parks.
www.visitnewyorkstate.net /users/visitnewyork-cgi/page2.cgi?dir=niagara&what=are   (365 words)

 ATSDR - PHA - Hooker-102nd Street, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
Based on the information reviewed, the 102nd Street Landfill in the City of Niagara Falls, Niagara County, posed a public health hazard because of past exposures to site contaminants in on-site and off-site surface soils and on-site wastes which cannot be characterized because of insufficient data.
The major public health concern is ingestion of fish caught in the Niagara River or Lake Ontario that have bioaccumulated contaminants from the 102nd Street Landfill.
Based upon fish data gathered from the entire upper Niagara River, a NYS DOH fish advisory is in effect which recommends that no more than one meal per month of carp be consumed and that women of childbearing age and children under 15 years of age not eat fish from this area.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/hooker102/h102_p3.html   (1566 words)

 Niagara County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Niagara County is located at the northewest tip of the state of New York.
Niagara County is bordered by Lake Ontario to the north, the Niagara River (and the Niagara Falls) to the west, Erie County to the south, and Orleans Conty to the east.
Across the river to the west are the counties of Welland and Lincoln in Ontario, Canada.
members.cox.net /smithgen/places/niag/niagaracounty.htm   (92 words)

 Murphy Orchards - Our Underground Railroad Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Located about 20 miles from the Niagara River in Lewiston, it was either the last stop, or one of the last stops, before fugitives crossed over the river and into the freedom of the boundaries of Canada.
We are extremely proud of the heritage of this farm which is now our home, and hope that given the same circumstances and the same choices, we would have acted the same.
iagara County, New York, was extremely active in the organized effort to guide and help people escaping from slavery out of the United States and into the protective boundaries of Canada, especially during the period from 1850 to 1861.
www.murphyorchards.com /ur.html   (929 words)

 Pekin, Niagara County, New York: The Name Pekin
So people tend to name their new places after great cities and people from their history books.
New York State has, to name a few, Syracuse, Rome, Ithaca, Cairo, Jerusalem Corners, Carthage, Paris, New London, Berlin, Moscow Hill, and so on.
Pekin back then was another great city and, like Western New York back then, it was pretty much at the edge of the world, at least to Americans.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Ridge/6267/name.html   (610 words)

 Niagara County, New York American Local History Network
Niagara County, NY Niagara County was taken from Genesee in 1808.
The word Niagara is of Indian origin, and signifies across the neck or straight.
In 1796, exclusive of the occupants of Forts Niagara and Schlosser, there was but one white family in the territory now forming this county.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ny/county/niagara/niagara.htm   (300 words)

 Niagara County Democrats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ask Democratic Niagara County Legislator William "Landslide Bill" Davignon to show you his election returns from 2001 and 2003 when he won his seat by 1 and 2 votes respectively, out of thousands cast.
Mike is the Niagara County Democratic Committee Executive Board's endorsed candidate for the Niagara County Legislature 12th District seat.
The Niagara County Democratic Committee is always looking to involve new people in government and politics.
www.niagaradems.org   (364 words)

 NYS Census Records: Genealogy: NYS Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Various censuses were taken by the State of New York (usually at ten year intervals).
The original records for the State's pre-1915 census are kept at the county level and are not available at the New York State Library.
Contact the county clerk's office to ascertain their availability and location.
www.nysl.nysed.gov /genealogy/nyscens.htm   (150 words)

 Capital News 9 | 24 Hour Local News | HEADLINES | Volunteer firefighter charged with arson
Sheriff's deputies in Niagara County, New York said she was so upset at being passed over for Firefighter of the Year honors that she went and torched a vacant building.
Capital News 9, B95.5 and the Times Union are featuring the Kid of the Week.
Turn to Capital News 9 every Saturday to find out who was nominated.
www.capitalnews9.com /content/headlines/?ArID=113848&SecID=33   (198 words)

 Niagara County, New York USGenWeb Queries
Benajah MALLORY (1764-1852) served in the Revolution and War of 1812 and is reported to have died in Lockport, New York.
Although John William MAYNE (my gf) was in the 1920 Chautauqua County census with his wife and three children, I have strong reason to believe that the family lived in Niagara County for a considerable amount of time.
Thought to be the grandfather of attorney Augustus Richard MORRIS (1864-1946) of Lockport, New York.
www.rootsweb.com /~nyniagar/queries/niquerym.htm   (2121 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Niagara County, N.Y.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from New York, 1861-63, 1865-69 (31st District 1861-63, 29th District 1865-69).
U.S. Representative from New York, 1809-13, 1815-16 (15th District 1809-13, 21st District 1815-16); general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812;
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/NY/NI.html   (715 words)

 Western New York Travel Guide: Home Page **
This is the online edition of the Western New York Travel Guide published by Clarion Publications of Geneseo, Livingston County N.Y. It covers the 17 county area of Western New York, especially Rochester, the Genesee Valley and the western Finger Lakes.
Western New York was subsequently swept by a social convulsion.
The culture of the mound builders, based in the Ohio Valley, was known to have spread to the Hopewell Indians of Western New York around 300 A.D. This artist's conception of an early burial mound is part of the Western Door Exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
www.westernny.com   (654 words)

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