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Evans ( T )

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Evans is a town in Erie County, New York , USA. The population was 17,594 at the 2000 census. The town derives its name from David E. Evans, an agent of the Holland Land Company and nephew of land agent Joseph Ellicott. The Town of Evans is in the southwest corner of the county and borders Lake Erie.
The Town of Evans was established in 1821 from part of the Town of Eden. The first settler arrived around 1804, but there was no permanent settlement until 1808. David Evans was named the local agent of the Holland Land Company in 1827. He was known for his humane management of the company business in relation to the impoverished settlers.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 108.4 square kilometers. 108.4 square kilometers of it is land and 0.02 percent is water. In the town the population was spread out with 26.3 percent under the age of 18, 6.8 percent from 18 to 24, 29.4 percent from 25 to 44, 25.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
Evans is blessed with beautiful surroundings and a unique natural setting. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people all combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in New York.

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