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Huntington (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. 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.
The town of Huntington is located in northwestern Suffolk County in New York on the north shore of long Island. This town is part of the New York metropolitan area. The town of Huntington dates from April 2nd, 1653, when Richard Holbrook, Robert Williams and Daniel Whitehead bought from Raseokan, a parcel of land that is now known as the first Purchase. As time went on, other land was purchased from the Indians, gradually extending the limits of the town from long Island sound on the north to great South Bay on the south and from Oyster Bay on the west to Smithtown and Islip on the east. The town had adopted the declaration of rights in the month of June of 1774.
According to the United States census bureau, the town has a total area of 355.1 square kilometers of which 243.4 square kilometers is land and 111.8 square kilometers is water. As of the United States 2000 census, the town population was 195,289 and according to 2005 census estimate it was 198,621. In the town the population was spread out with 25.5 percent under the age of 18, 5.8 percent from 18 to 24, 30.2 percent from 25 to 44, 25.5 percent from 45 to 64 and 13.1 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years.

There were many communities and locations in this town such as Asharoken, Huntington Bay, Lloyd Harbor and Northport. This place is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of New York, it 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 town has undergone some improvement in various fields and enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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