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Hanover (T)

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Hanover is a town in Chautauqua County, New York in United States. The population was 7,638 according to the 2000 census and 7,506 at the 2005 census estimate. The town lies in the northeast corner of Chautauqua County. The first settler arrived around 1802 and the town was formed in 1812. The size of Hanover was reduced later to form the new towns of Villenova and Sheridan. The town has a total area of 128.1 square kilometers of which 127.7 square kilometers is occupied by land and 0.4 square kilometers is water. On the north, the town borders lake Erie and on the northeast lies Cattaraugus Creek, which is the boundary of Erie County, New York. The east town line is the border of Cattaraugus County.

The population was spread out with 25.4 percent under the age of 18, 6.2 percent from 18 to 24, 27.6 percent from 25 to 44, 24.3 percent from 45 to 64 and 16.4 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males. The town has various communities and location such as Balltown which is a hamlet in the southeast part of the town. The Dennisons corners forms a location to the north of Keaches corners while Forestville lies near the west town line. Hanford Bay is a lakeside hamlet in the northeast part of the town while Irving is a hamlet on the northeast town line.Today, one can learn about the history of the town, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

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