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Watertown (C)

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.
Watertown is a town in Jefferson County, New York. The population is 4,482. The Town of Watertown is located in the southeast part of the county. Part of the city of Watertown borders the town. The area is served by Watertown international airport.
Numerous sites of the aboriginal habitation were found by early surveyors of this region. Watertown was established as a town in 1800 before the formation of Jefferson County, while still in Oneida County, New York. The town was first settled in 1801 around the time of the first permanent US military presence in the region, which was established at nearby Sackets Harbor, New York to guard the international border and to fight smuggling in the St. Lawrence region. As of the 2000 census, the town of Watertown population was 4,482 and the city of Watertown, which is within the town of Watertown, population was 26,705.
The Black River forms the northern town boundary. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 93.4 square kilometers. 93.2 square kilometers of it is land and 0.2 square kilometers of it is water. The land area of the city is 9.0 square miles.
In the town the population was spread out with 21.3 percent under the age of 18, 6.8 percent from 18 to 24, 37.6 percent from 25 to 44, 24.4 percent from 45 to 64 and 9.9 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 143.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 158.0 males.
It is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in New York worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of New York.

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