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Dobbs Ferry ( V )

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Dobbs Ferry is a village in Westchester County, New York, USA. The population was 10,622 at the 2000 census. The Village of Dobbs Ferry is located in and is a part of the Town of Greenburgh.
Named after a ferry service that traversed the Hudson River at this location, Dobbs Ferry may well have played a small but vital role in the American Revolutionary War. According to original manuscripts of General George Washington, Washington met at Dobbs Ferry with French allies the Comte de Rochambeau and the Comte de Grasse to plan the Siege of Yorktown that ended the war with Great Britain.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.2 square kilometers. 6.3 square kilometers of it is land and 1.9 square kilometers of it is water. In the village the population was spread out with 26.0 percent under the age of 18, 7.3 percent from 18 to 24, 27.4 percent from 25 to 44, 24.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 15.2 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
Dobbs Ferry is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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