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Whitestown (T)

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Whitestown is a town in Oneida County, New York, USA. The population was 18,635 at the 2000 census. In 2005 population is 18,680. The name is derived from Judge Hugh White, an early settler. The town of Whitestown is immediately west of Utica, New York. The New York State thruway passes across the town.
The town, part of the Sadaquada Patent, was first settled in 1784, the first time any permanent settlement was made in the county. The Town of Whitestown was formed in 1788, before the creation of Oneida County, with a size of 12 million acres. It is known as the mother of towns because of the many towns and counties formed from its expanse. The town of Paris and the town of Steuben were formed from Whitestown in 1792. The town of Augusta was formed in 1798. Utica was formed in 1817. The town of New Hartford was formed from Whitestown in 1827.
According to the United States census bureau, the town has a total area of 70.4 square kilometers. 70.4 square kilometers of it is land and 0.04 percent is water. In the town the population was spread out with 22.8 percent under the age of 18, 7.3 percent from 18 to 24, 27.4 percent from 25 to 44, 23.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 18.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.
Attractions in the city are Adirondack scenic railroad, boilermaker road race, children's museum, erie canal village, fort stanwix national monument, Rickey discovery zoo, Munson Williams proctor art institute, national distance hall of fame, oriskany battlefield state historic site, Peter Paul recreation park, Rome sports hall of fame and museum, Saranac brewing tour, sylvan beach amusements, turning stone casino resort, Utica curling club, Utica zoo, skate park, Whitestown town park and glen haven playground. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism place in New York.

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