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Wheatfield (T)

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Wheatfield is a town in Niagara County, New York, USA. The population was 14,086 at the 2000 census. The name stems from the agricultural use of the town lands growing wheat. The town is in the southwest part of Niagara County. On the south is North Tonawanda. The city of Niagara Falls and the town of Niagara form the western border.
The town of Wheatfield was formed in May 1836, and was the last town organized in Niagara County. It is situated in the southwest part of the county, surrounded by the town of Lewiston and town of Cambria to the north, town of Pendleton to the east, City and town of North Tonawanda and Niagara River to the south and the City of Niagara Falls and town of Niagara to the west.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 28.6 square kilometers. Of it 27.9 square kilometers is land and 0.7 square kilometers of it is water. In the town the population was spread out with 23.5 percent under the age of 18, 6.4 percent from 18 to 24, 29.1 percent from 25 to 44, 25.2 percent from 45 to 64, and 15.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.
Das Haus is the heritage museum of the historical society of North German Settlements in Western New York. It is an original log house built in 1843 by immigrants who left Germany to find religious freedom. In the town of Wheatfield they founded the communities of Bergholz, Martinsville and Walmore, and later St. Johnsburg. Communities and locations in Wheatfield are Bergholz, Hoffman, Nashville, Niagara Falls International Airport, Sawyer and Shawnee.
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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