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Greene (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Greene is a town in Chenango County, New York, USA. The population was 5,729 at the 2000 census. The population was 5,752 at the 2005 census. The town is named after General Nathaniel Greene. The Town of Greene is located in the southwest corner of the county and contains a village, also called Greene. Both town and village are northeast of Binghamton. Part of modern Greene was from land purchased in 1785 from the Oneida and Tuscarora, but many of the Oneida remained in the area until about 1812. In 1792, the first outside settler arrived and established himself at Greene village.
The town was formed from the Town of Bainbridge and the Town of Union in 1798. More was added to Greene form Bainbridge in 1799. The town was later reduced by the formation of new towns namely Coventry and Smithville. More of Greene was taken to form part of the Town of Barker in 1840 and another part of Greene was added to the Town of Coventry in 1843. In 1842, the village of Greene was incorporated, setting itself off from the town. The former Chenango Canal helped build the town's commerce unitl replaced by the railroad.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 195.9 square kilometers. 194.6 square kilometers of it is land and 1.2 square kilometers of it is water. The west and south town lines form the border with Broome County. The Chenango River flows southward through the town. New York State Route 206, an east-west highway, interects New York State Route 12 in Greene village. Communities and locations in the Town of Greene are Barnes Corners which is a location in the northwest corner of the town on New York-206, Brisben which is a location in the northeast part of the town on New York -12, Ficals Corner which is a hamlet in the southwest corner of Greene on New York -12 and Geneganslet which is a hamlet northwest of Greene village on New York -206.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Greene enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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