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Wellsville (T)

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Wellsville is a town located in Allegany County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 7,678. The town of Wellsville is centrally located in the south half of the county. There is a village of Wellsville within the town. Alfred State College maintains a branch campus in the town.
The first settlers arrived around 1800. The town of Wellsville was formed in 1856 from parts of the towns of Amity and Alfred. The development of the Erie Railroad in 1851 helped develop the town. In 2006, the residents of the Village of Wellsville defeated a referendum that would have dissolved the village and returned the community to the town.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 95.0 square kilometers. 94.9 square kilometers of it is land and 0.1 square kilometers of it is water. The total area is 0.08 percent water. The Genesee River flows northward through the town. New York State Route 417 intersects New York State Route 19 at Wellsville village, and New York 19 intersects New York State Route 248 by the south town line in Stannards.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.9 percent under the age of 18, 7.5 percent from 18 to 24, 25.2 percent from 25 to 44, 23.7 percent from 45 to 64, and 20.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 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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