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Wilson (T)

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.
The village of Wilson was incorporated May 11, 1858, and is located on the shores of Lake Ontario, twelve miles east of Old Fort Niagara. The village is said to be named after an early settler. The Village of Wilson is within the town of Wilson in the northern part of the county. The village has a small boat harbor for Lake Ontario. The total population of as per 2005 census was 5,796.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.6 square kilometers. 2.1 square kilometers of it is land and 0.5 square kilometers of it is water. Wilson is located at the junction of Lake Road and Cambria-Wilson road and is east of the mouth of twelve mile creek. Wilson-Tuscarora state park is on the west side of the village. The village is located on the south shore of Lake Ontario.
In the village the population was spread out with 24.1 percent under the age of 18, 5.5 percent from 18 to 24, 25.1 percent from 25 to 44, 27.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 17.3 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.6 males. The Wilson historical society and museum is located on route 425 at the southern outskirts of the Village of Wilson. The museum building is the former New York central depot which was enlarged and renovated in 1912-13. Displays in the depot include fire company memorabilia, photo equipment, medical supplies, radio equipment, business artifacts, books and genealogical files. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism place in New York.

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