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Macedon (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.
Macedon is a town in Wayne County, New York, United States. The population was 8,688 at the 2000 census. The town is named after Macedon, the birthplace of Alexander the Great. The Town of Macedon is in the southwest corner of Wayne County and contains a village named Macedon. The town is east of Rochester and west of Syracuse.
The town is part of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase. The first settlers arrived in 1789. Macedon was created from the Town of Palmyra in 1823. The opening of the Erie Canal made the communities of Waynesport and Macedon ports on the canal. The Macedon Academy, opened in 1841, set a standard for excellence.
The west town line is shared with Monroe County, and the south town line with Ontario County. North-south New York State Route 31F and New York State Route 350 intersect east-west New York State Route 31 at Macedon village. In the town the population was spread out with 28.7 percent under the age of 18, 6.6 percent from 18 to 24, 33.8 percent  from 25 to 44, 22.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 8.0 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.
There are many Communities and locations such as Cator Corners, Macedon Center, North Macedon and many more. Wayneport is a hamlet in the southeast part of the town is located on the Erie Canal and County Road 306. It was formerly called West Macedon.

Macedon is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in New York worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of New York.

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