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Granby (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. Granby is a town in Oswego County, New York, United States. The population was 7,009 at the 2000 census and 6,974 and 2005 U.S. Census Estimate. The Town of Granby is in the southwest corner of the county.
The town was first settled around 1792. Granby was created in 1818 from the Town of Hannibal. Part of the town was lost to the Town of Oswego in 1836. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 120.4 square kilometers. 116.3 square kilometers of it is land and 4.0 square kilometers of it is water. The east town line borders the Oswego River and the City of Fulton. The south town line is the border of Onondaga County, New York.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.3 percent under the age of 18, 7.5 percent from 18 to 24, 30.1 percent from 25 to 44, 23.8 percent from 45 to 64, and 10.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.4 males.
Communities and locations in Granby are Hinmansville which is a hamlet in the south part of the town by the Oswego River, Lake Neatahwanta which is a lake west of the City of Fulton, Ox Creek which is a tributary of the Oswego River, Pember Corners which is a hamlet on the town line in the northwest part of the town, South Granby which is a hamlet in the south part of the town, northwest of Hinmanville and West Granby which is a former community in the town.
Granby 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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