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Attica (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. It is called New York State when there is need to distinguish it from New York City. Because a significant majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.
Attica is a town in Wyoming County, New York, USA. The population was 6,028 at the 2000 census. The town is named after a region in Greece. The Town of Attica is on the north border of the county and contains part of a village also named Attica. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 93.3 square kilometers.
The histories are include the town of Attica was established in 1811 from a part of the Town of Sheldon. In 1816, part of Attica was used to make the new Town of Orangeville. Attica is the location of New York's Attica Correctional Facility, which was the location of the infamous Attica Prison riots that occurred on September 13, 1971. That prison and the New York Wyoming Correctional Facility are located south of the Village of Attica.
Attica is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in New York worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of New York.

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