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Esopus ( T )

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Esopus is a town in Ulster County, New York, USA. The population was 9,331 at the 2000 census. The name comes from the local Indian tribe and means high banks. The Town of Esopus is on the west bank of the Hudson River south of the City of Kingston. The town center is in Port Ewen. US Route 9W passes up the east side of the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 108.5 square kilometers. 96.5 square kilometers of it is land and 12.0 square kilometers of it is water. The east town line, marked by the Hudson River, is the border of Dutchess County. The Rondout Creek marks the north town line.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.4 percent under the age of 18, 6.9 percent from 18 to 24, 29.3 percent from 25 to 44, 25.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.6 percent  who were 65 years of age or older.
Esopus 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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