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Irondequoit (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.
Irondequoit is a town in Monroe County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 52,354. The Town of Irondequoit is a major suburb of the City of Rochester, New York, lying just north and east of the city limits.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 43.6 square kilometers. 39.3 square kilometers of it is land and 4.2 square kilometers of it is water. The town lies between the Genesee River on the west and Irondequoit Bay on the east. The north border of the town is defined by the shoreline of Lake Ontario.
In 1682 Marquis de Denonville led an army of French soldiers and Huron warriors on a punitive expedition against the Iroquois through Irondequoit Bay, beginning the long enmity between the Iroquois and the French. After the American Revolution, this area was part of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase. The Town of Irondequoit was founded in 1839. During the last part of the 19th Century the north edge of the town was developed as a tourist and vacation area for the City of Rochester residents, and was once known as the Coney Island of Western New York.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.9 percent under the age of 18, 5.2 percent from 18 to 24, 26.6 percent from 25 to 44, 23.7 percent from 45 to 64, and 22.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males.

Irondequoit 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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