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Old Westbury (V)

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Old Westbury is a village in Nassau County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. In 2000, the population of the village was 4,228 and an area of 22.2 square kilometers. The village of Old Westbury overlaps the town of Oyster Bay and the town of North Hempstead. Westbury was named by Henry Willis, one of the first English settlers after a town in his home county of Wiltshire, England. Westbury had been a Quaker community of isolated farms until the railroad came in 1836.
In the village the population was spread out with 22.7 percent under the age of 18, 20.2 percent from 18 to 24, 19.9 percent from 25 to 44, 25.7 percent from 45 to 64, and 11.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.
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