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Batavia (C)

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.
Batavia is a city in Genesee County, New York, USA. The population was 16,256 at the 2000 census 15,661. The name Batavia is the Latin name for part of the Netherlands. The city of Batavia is located near the middle of Genesee County and in the western part of the Town of Batavia. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.6 square kilometers.
The city of Batavia provides an ideal location for travelers that want to take advantage of all that western New York has to offer. It is less than an hour from Niagara Falls, Letchworth State Park and Lake Ontario and less than 30 minutes from the Genesee Country Museum, one of the largest outdoor living history museums in the country.
Batavia 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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