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Guilderland (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Guilderland is a town in Albany County, New York, USA. The population was 32,688 at the 2000 census. The population was 34,710 at the 2005 census. The town is named after the Province of Gelderland in the Netherlands. The Town of Guilderland is on the north border of the county. It is west of Albany, the capital of New York. The region was once part of Rensselaer. The Town of Guilderland was formed in 1803 from part of the Town of Watervliet. During World War II there was an ammo dump put in Guilderland to supply fuel and ammo to the war effort. During the American Revolution the town was divided in its loyalties.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 152.0 square kilometers. 150.0 square kilometers of it is land and 2.0 square kilometers of it is water. The north town line is the border of Schenectady County, New York. In the town the population was spread out with 24.1 percent under the age of 18, 6.0 percent from 18 to 24, 30.9 percent from 25 to 44, 25.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 13.2 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

Communities and locations in Guilderland are Altamont which is the village in the western part of Guilderland, west of Guilderland Center, Dunnsville a hamlet in the northwest part of the town, Fort Hunter a hamlet in the northern part of the town, Fullers a hamlet northwest of Hartmans Corners on Route 20. Guilderland is the hamlet of Guilderland is located on Route 20. The community was formerly called Hamilton and was also previously known as Glass House from the amount of window glass produced and more.

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