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Westbury (V)

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Westbury is a village in Nassau County, New York in the USA. The population was 14,263 at the 2000 census. In 2005 population was 14,691. The Village of Westbury is in the town of North Hempstead. Westbury is a very diverse community, made up of Italian-Americans, African-Americans and Hispanics, mostly immigrants from El Salvador.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.2 square kilometers, all area is land area. In addition to Westbury Village itself, unincorporated regions surrounding its borders also use the Westbury name, including New Cassel, Salisbury and parts of Jericho.
The first settlers arrived in 1658 in the region known as the Hempstead Plains. Many of the early settlers were Quakers. The village was incorporated in 1933. In the village the population was spread out with 22.3 percent under the age of 18, 8.9 percent from 18 to 24, 31.3 percent from 25 to 44, 23.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 13.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 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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