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Pelham (T)

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Pelham is a town in Westchester County, New York, United States. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.7 square kilometers. The population was 11,866 at the 2000 census. Pelham contains two villages are Pelham, and Pelham Manor.
Pelham is the oldest town in Westchester County. Thomas Pell signed a treaty in 1654 with the Siwanoy Indians to buy what is not only the Town of Pelham but is all of the borough of the Bronx and the land along Long Island Sound north to the Rye border and inland to the Bronx river. Pell named his manor Pelham in honor of his tutor, Pelham Burton.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.6 percent under the age of 18, 5.1 percent from 18 to 24, 28.3 percent from 25 to 44, 25.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.9 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
Pelham 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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