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Kirkland (T)

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Kirkland is a town in Oneida County, New York, USA. The population was 10,138 at the 2000 census 10,189. The town is named after Samuel Kirkland, a missionary among the Oneidas. The Town of Kirkland is southwest of Utica, New York. In 1829, part of Kirkland was used to form the newer Town of Marshall. Hamilton College is in the western part of the town. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 87.7 square kilometers. 87.5 square kilometers of it is land and 0.2 square kilometers of it is water. The Oriskany Creek flows through the town.
The first settlement occurred around 1787 near the present village of Clinton. The Town of Kirkland was established in 1827 from the Town of Paris. The land of the town belonged to the Kirkland Patent, Brothertown Patent, and Coxe Patent. The Town of Kirkland with 10,028 residents according to the 2000 census and covering an area of 19,716 acres in the south central portion of Oneida County in Central New York, approximately nine miles southwest of Utica, was originally part of the territory of the Iroquois Nation.
In the town the population was spread out with 20.0 percent under the age of 18, 20.9 percent from 18 to 24, 21.2 percent from 25 to 44, 22.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 15.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.8 males.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Kirkland enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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