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Kirkwood (T)

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Kirkwood is a town in Broome County, New York, USA. The population was 5,651 at the 2000 census and 5,639. The town is named after James P. Kirkwood, who was an engineer responsible for constructing the local railroad. The Town of Kirkwood is in the south-central part of the county, southeast of Binghamton, New York.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 81.3 square kilometers. 80.2 square kilometers of it is land and 1.1 square kilometers of it is water. The south town line is the state line of Pennsylvania. The Susquehanna River forms the western border. US Route 11 and Interstate 81 pass through the town, following the course of the Susquehanna. New York State Route 17 passes across the north part of the town.
In the town the population was spread out with 24.0 percent under the age of 18, 7.0 percent from 18 to 24, 28.9 percent from 25 to 44, 25.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 15.0 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 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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