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Salina (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Salina is a town in Onondaga County, New York, United States. The population was 33,290 at the 2000 census. The name of the town is derived from the Latin word for salt. The Town of Salina is northwest of Syracuse, New York and is a suburb of Syracuse. The region was in the domain of the Onondaga tribe and later was within the Central New York Military Tract, although it was reserved for members of the Onondaga.
Salina received its name in 1797, when the Surveyor General received authority to set aside a portion of the Salt Reservation for use in salt manufacture. The Salt Reservation had been created by a treaty with the Native Americans. It extended one mile around Onondaga Lake. In 1798, the Village of Salina was chartered. It was located in what is now the first ward of the current City of Syracuse, and contained sixteen blocks. Each block was divided into four house lots, selling according to law, for no less than forty dollars. The area now known as the Town of Salina was still part of the Townships of Manlius and Marcellus. In March 1809, the Town of Salina was organized. It included the areas now known as the Town of Geddes, part of Manlius and the City of Syracuse.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.1 square kilometers. 35.7 square kilometers of it is land and 3.4 square kilometers of it is water. The town is on the north Shore of Onondaga Lake. Interstate 81 and Interstate 90 intersect in Salina. New York State Route 370 borders Onondaga Lake. US Route 11 passes through the eastern part of the town.
Communities and locations in Salina are Elmcrest, Galeville are many more. Salina 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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