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Cortlandville (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.
Cortlandville is a town in Cortland County, New York, USA. The population of the town was 7,919 as of the 2000 census. The town of Cortlandville surrounds the city of Cortland and is at the western border of the county.
The town is in the former Central New York Military Tract, mostly within a Military tract township called Homer. The area was first settled in 1792 at Lorings Corners. In 1829, the town was formed from the south part of the town of Homer. The town was increased by additional land from the town of Virgil in 1845. In 1853, the village of Cortland set itself apart by incorporating as a village, and was re-incorporated in 1864. New York authorized a normal school to be erected in the region in 1866.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 129.2 square kilometers, out of which 129.0 square kilometers of its area is covered by land and 0.2 square kilometers is occupied by water. The Tioughnioga River flows southward through the town. In the town the population was spread out with 23.2 percent under the age of 18, 9.7 percent from 18 to 24, 25.8 percent from 25 to 44, 26.3 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 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.
Communities and locations in Cortlandville are Blodgett Mills a hamlet in the southeast corner of the town on US-11. Camp Tioughnioga a location northwest of Cortland.  Cortland County Airport, Chase Field an airport west of the city that services the city and the local area. Cortlandville, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origin back to prehistoric times.

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