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Greenfield (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Greenfield is a town in Saratoga County, New York, USA. The population was 7,362 at the 2000 census. The population was 7,904 at the 2005 census. The town is named after Greenfield, New Hampshire. The Town of Greenfield is an interior town in the county's south part and is a rural community located approximately 5 miles north of Saratoga Springs in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. It was formed in 1793 and has grown to a population of approximately 7,400. Geographically, it is the largest town in Saratoga County covering over 41,000 acres. The town was settled first around 1786. The town was formed in 1793 from parts of the Towns of Saratoga and Ballston. The size was later reduced by contributions of its territory to newer towns.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 175.4 square kilometers. 174.6 square kilometers of it is land and 0.8 square kilometers of it is water. Greenfield is the largest town in the county, based on area. Route 9N passes through the town. In the town the population was spread out with 27.2 percent under the age of 18, 7.3 percent from 18 to 24, 32.4 percent from 25 to 44, 23.6 percent from 45 to 64, and 9.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 100.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.
Communities and locations in Greenfield are Chatfield Corner which is a hamlet in the southwest part of the town, Greenfield which is a hamlet in the south part of the town, Greenfield Center which is a hamlet on Route 9N, Kings which is a hamlet between Greenfield Center and North Greenfield and Lake Desolation is a hamlet in the northwest corner of the town by a lake, also known as Lake Desolation and many more. Greenfield is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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