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Le Ray    (T)

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Le Ray is a town in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The population was 19,836 at the 2000 census. The town is named for Jacques-Donatien Le Ray, from France. The Town of Le Ray is in the southeast part of the county. The town was formed in 1806. Many of the historic settlements of the town were abandoned due to the formation of Fort Drum. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 191.7 square kilometers. 190.9 square kilometers of it is land and 0.8 square kilometers of it is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 19,836 people, 4,998 households, and 4,303 families residing in the town. The population density was 103.9 per square kilometers. There were 5,245 housing units at an average density of 27.5 per square kilometers. The racial makeup of the town was 70.48 percent white, 16.36 percent African American, 0.79 percent Native American, 2.06 percent Asian, 0.49 percent Pacific Islander, 6.09 percent from other races, and 3.73 percent from two or more races.

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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