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Lancaster (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.
Lancaster is a town in Erie County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 39,019. 40,718. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 98.2 square kilometers. 98.0 square kilometers of it is land and 0.2 square kilometers of it is water.
In 1803 the Holland Land Company sold its first plot of land in the future town. The town of Lancaster was formed from the Town of Clarence, New York in 1833. The town was named after Lancaster, Massachusetts, but the reason for applying this name is not known. In 1857 part of the town was taken to form the Town of Elma.
The town is home to Lancaster High School and the other K-3 Elementary schools, the William Street School, and the Historic Lancaster Middle School. The Village of Lancaster is located in the Town of Lancaster, both of which are suburbs of the city of Buffalo, New York. It is located approximately 10 miles east of Buffalo, New York, the Village of Lancaster is home to over 12,000 people.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.1 percent  under the age of 18, 6.5 percent  from 18 to 24, 31.3 percent  from 25 to 44, 22.8 percent  from 45 to 64, and 14.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

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

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