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Riverhead (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. The Town of Riverhead is in Suffolk County, New York on the north shore of Long Island. The population was 27,680 at the 2000 census and 34,240 in the year 2005 U.S. census. The name signifies that the mouth of the Peconic River is in this town. There is also a smaller hamlet of Riverhead, which lies in the Town. The town became the county seat in 1792, replacing Southold.
The north town line is delineated by the Long Island Sound with Connecticut on the opposite shore. The east town line is the border of the Town of Southold. The town is partly on the North Fork of the county. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 521.3 square kilometers. 174.5 square kilometers of it is land and 346.8 square kilometers of it is water. In the town the population was spread out with 23.0 percent under the age of 18, 6.1 percent from 18 to 24, 28.2 percent from 25 to 44, 24.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 18.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males. Communities and locations are hamlets which are unincorporated. Aquebogue, Baiting Hollow and many more are the different attractions in the town of Riverhead.
Riverhead 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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