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Cortland (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.
Cortland is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. The population of the town was 38,467 as of the 2000 census. The town of Cortland is in the northwest part of the county. The town includes the villages of Buchanan and Croton-on-Hudson. Commuter service to New York City is available via the Cortland train station and the Croton-Harmon Train Station, served by Metro-North Railroad.
The east town line is the Hudson River and the city of Peekskill. The north town line is the border of Putnam County, New York. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 129.9 square kilometers, out of which 102.7 square kilometers of its area is covered by land and 27.2 square kilometers is covered by water.
In the town the population was spread out with 26.5 percent under the age of 18, 5.3 percent from 18 to 24, 30.1 percent from 25 to 44, 25.3 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.
Communities and locations in Cortland are Buchanan the Village of Buchanan. Chimney Corners a hamlet north of Croton-on-Hudson. Cortland Manor a site of an August 31, 1778 battles between Loyalists and Stockbridge Indians Croton-on-Hudson the Village of Croton-on-Hudson. Crugers a hamlet of Cortland, includes the Cortland train station.
Cortland can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism place that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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