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Lansing (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.
Lansing is a town in Tompkins County, New York, United States. The population was 10,521 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 181.1 square kilometers. 157.3 square kilometers of it is land and 23.9 square kilometers of it is water.
The town is named after John Lansing. 10,876.  In the town the population was spread out with 26.1 percent under the age of 18, 7.7 percent from 18 to 24, 32.7 percent from 25 to 44, 23.5 percent from 45 to 64, and 10.1 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.
Lansing is located on the Eastern shore of Cayuga Lake in the Finger Lakes district of New York, was within the realm of the Cayuga tribe. The Sullivan Expedition of 1779 passed through the area to destroy native villages in retaliation for raids on colonists. When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present Tompkins County was part of Albany County.

Sports are a national pastime, and playing sports, especially American football, baseball, and basketball, is very popular at the high school level. As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of New York one of the most visited places amongst the most die-hard travelers the world over.

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