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Horseheads (V)

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Horseheads is a village in Chemung County, New York in United States. This village is located within the town of Horseheads. It is to the north of the city of Elmira and is in the southern tier region of New York. The village was founded around 1830 and was incorporated in 1837 as the village of Fairport. It changed its name back to Horseheads several years later only to be renamed as north Elmira. Finally in the year 1886, the village resumed the original name as Horseheads.
According to the United States census bureau, the village has a total area of 10.0 square kilometers. The population was 6,452 at the 2000 census and 8,762 according to the 2005 census estimate. In the village the population was spread out with 22.6 percent under the age of 18, 7.0 percent from 18 to 24, 26.3 percent from 25 to 44, 23.1 percent from 45 to 64 and 21.0 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 86.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.1 males.

The village 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. The village has undergone some improvement in various fields and so it enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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