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Hoosick (T)

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Hoosick is a town in Rensselaer county, New York in United States. The town is in the northeast corner of the county and is one of the original towns of the county. It was created as a town in 1788, before the creation of Rensselaer county. The region was formerly the district of Hoosick. The battle of Bennington of the American revolution was fought in the town northeast of the community of Walloomsac. According to the United States census bureau, the town has a total area of 163.6 square kilometers of which 163.2 square kilometers is land and 0.3 square kilometers is water.
The north town line is the boundary of Washington county in New York and the east town line is the border of Vermont. The Hoosick River is an important waterway in the town. The population was 6,759 at the 2000 census and 6,729 of 2005 census estimate. In the town the population was spread out with 25.9 percent under the age of 18, 7.5 percent from 18 to 24, 28.0 percent from 25 to 44, 22.3 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.2 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

There are various locations and communities in Hoosick such as Buskirk which is a hamlet in the northwest corner of the town on Route 67 while Eagle Bridge is a hamlet to the east of Buskirk on Route 67. The town is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of New York and is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

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