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German Flatts (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. German Flatts is a town in Herkimer County, New York, USA. The population was 13,629 at the 2000 census. The Town of German Flatts is in the south part of Herkimer County, south of the Village of Herkimer. The town was set apart in the now defunct Tryon County, New York and was established as a town in 1788 before the formation of Herkimer County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 88.7 square  kilometers. 87.4 square kilometers of it is land and 1.3 square kilometers of it is water. The north town line is marked by the Mohawk River and the Erie Canal. The New York State Thruway Interstate 90 crosses the north part of the town. In the town the population was spread out with 25.2 percent under the age of 18, 8.3 percent from 18 to 24, 26.7 percent from 25 to 44, 23.4 percent from 45 to 64, and 16.4 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.4 males.
Communities and locations in German Flatts are Days Rock A hamlet near the center of the town, Edicks A hamlet in the southeast part of the town, Fort Herkimer A hamlet near the north town line and the Mohawk River, Ilion The Village of Ilion is at the northwest border of German Flatts, Jacksonburg A hamlet near the north town line and the Mohawk River, Kinne Corners A location on the west town line, Mohawk the village of Mohawk is at the north border of the town and South Ilion which is a hamlet in the northeast part of the town. German Flatts 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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