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Erwin ( T )

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Erwin is a town in Steuben County, New York, USA. The population was 7,227 at the 2000 census. The name is that of an early settler, who the first town supervisor became. The Town of Erwin is in the southeast part of the county and is west of the City of Corning.
The first permanent settlement came around 1786. Erwin was formed from a previous town of painted post in 1826. Erwin was reduced to form the Town of Lindley, but was increased by a part of the town of Corning in 1856. The painted post was a wooden post discovered in the south part of Steuben County. Its purpose and origin remain controversial.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 101.4 square kilometers. 100.2 square kilometers of it is land and 1.2 square kilometers of it is water. In the town the population was spread out with 24.9 percent under the age of 18, 5.7 percent from 18 to 24, 26.7 percent from 25 to 44, 24.4 percent from 45 to 64, and 18.4 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
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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