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Saugerties (T)

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Saugerties is a town in Ulster County, New York, USA. The population was 19,868 at the 2000 census and 19,379 at the 2005 U.S. census. The town of Saugerties contains the Village of Saugerties. The town is in the northeast corner of Ulster County. US Route 9W and the New York State Thruway passing through the east side of the town. 19,379. The land was purchased in 1677 from the Esopus tribe and Land Grants were made in the following years. Serious efforts of settlement may have not started until around 1710. The town was formed from part of the town of Kingston in 1811.Saugerties was the home of the second Woodstock Music Festival, in 1994, following on the footsteps of the original Woodstock Festival of 1969.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 176.2 square kilometers. About 167.2 square kilometers of it is land and 9.0 square kilometers of it is water. The north town line is the border of Greene County, New York, and the east town line, marked by the Hudson River, is the border of Dutchess and Columbia counties.Esopus Creek enters the Hudson River south of Saugerties village.
In the town the population was spread out with 23.7 percent under the age of 18, 7.5 percent from 18 to 24, 31.9 percent from 25 to 44, 24.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 12.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 105.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males. Communities and locations in the Town of Saugerties are Asbury, Blue Mountain and many more. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Saugerties enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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