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Ilion is a village in Herkimer County, New York, USA. The Village of Ilion is at the north town line of the Town of German Flatts. The Erie Canal is north of the village. The community was first settled around 1725. The Village of Ilion was incorporated in 1852.
Ilion's most notable and perhaps largest single employer is the Remington Arms Company. Remington was founded in Ilion in 1816, and continues to operate a factory in the village. Immigrants from Canada were popular in Ilion.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.5 square kilometers and 6.4 square kilometers of it is land and 0.1 square kilometers of it is water. Ilion is located in the Mohawk Valley, along the Mohawk River. The village is adjacent to the Village of Mohawk to the east, and Village of Frankfort to the west.
The population was 8,610 at the 2000 census and 8,330  of 2005 U.S. Census Estimate. Ilion is a name for the ancient city of Troy. In the village the population was spread out with 26.6 percent under the age of 18, 8.6 percent from 18 to 24, 27.0 percent from 25 to 44, 21.5 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.3 males.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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