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North America » United States » New York » New York June 22nd 2005

Jun 22, 2005 City official name :New York City Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :New York or New York City (officially The City of New York) is an alpha world city in the state of New York. It is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, which, with a population of nearly 19 million, ranks among the largest urban areas in the world. For more than a century, it has been one of the world's leading business, financial and cultural centers and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, sports, media, fashion and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the major global cities.... read more
New York City
New York City
New York City

North America » United States » Florida » Tampa August 24th 2004

Aug 24, 2004 City official name :Tampa Founded date : Location :Florida State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Tampa is a United States city in Hillsborough County, on the west coast of Florida. It serves as the county seat of Hillsborough County. The population within the city limits in 2005, according to the Census was 333,040; it is the third-largest city in Florida, behind Jacksonville and Miami. Tampa is a part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area, most commonly referred to as the "Tampa Bay area". The four-county area is composed of roughly 2.7 million residents, making it the second largest metropolitan statistical area (MSA) in the state behind Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, the third larg... read more
Tampa

North America » Canada » Ontario » Toronto May 22nd 2004

May 22, 2004 City official name :Toronto Founded date : Location :Ontario Province Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario, located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. The city had a population of 2,503,281 and its census metropolitan area (CMA) had a population of 5,113,149 at the 2006 Canadian census. The Greater Toronto Area (GTA), a provincial planning area that differs from the federal CMA, had a population of 5,555,912 at the 2006 Canadian Census. Toronto is the economic centre of the Greater Golden Horseshoe, a large urbanized region of 8.1 million people, spreading outwards from the western shores of Lake Ontario. Residents of Toronto are called Torontonians.... read more
Toronto
Toronto

North America » United States » New York May 18th 2004

May 18, 2004 City official name :Lockport Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Lockport is a town in Niagara County, New York, USA. The population was 19,653 at the 2000 census. The name is derived from the series of canal locks on the Erie Canal that lift boats from the lowland of Lake Ontario to the Niagara Escarpment. The Town of Lockport is in the south-central part of the county and surrounds the City of Lockport. Many early settlers were Quakers and helped make the area a bastion of anti-slavery. The Town of Lockport was established in 1824, the same year the canal was completed up to the City of Lockport ... read more


May 17, 2004 City official name :Niagara Falls Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Niagara Falls is a city in Niagara County, New York, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 55,593. It is across the Niagara River from Niagara Falls, Ontario, both named after the famed Niagara Falls which they share. It has been considered part of the Buffalo, New York metropolitan area. The City of Niagara Falls was incorporated on March 17, 1892. Governor Roswell L. Flower signed the bill into law forming the city; Thomas Vincent Welch who was a member of the charter committee and then a New York Assemblyman, but more importantly a second-generation Irishman, was there when the ... read more
Niagara Falls

North America » United States » New York May 17th 2004

May 17, 2004 City official name :Grand Island Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Grand Island is a town and an island in Erie County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town population was 18,621. The current town name derives from the French explorers' name "Grande Isle," which has the same meaning as the native term "Gah-We-Not." The Town of Grand Island is located at the northwestern corner of the county. The town is northwest of Buffalo, New York. New York State Route 324 crosses the island. In the early historical period of the island, the 16th Century, French explorers found the Neutral Indians living on the island. By 1651 the Senecas had destroyed this tribe and absorbed ... read more

North America » United States » New York May 16th 2004

May16, 2004 City official name :Youngstown Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Youngstown is an historic village located at the northwestern corner of the state where the Niagara River flows into Lake Ontario. In an area known to the Indians for hundreds of years, the French explorer La Salle left his mark by building a small fort in 1670, less than a mile north of where our village now stands. The French gained control of the Great Lakes area and by 1727 built the "Castle" which became the centerpiece of Old Fort Niagara. In 1759, a large force of British soldiers under the command of General Ptideux was sent up the then Mohawk River and along Lake Ontario to lay siege ... read more
Youngstown
Youngstown
Youngstown

North America » United States » New York » Buffalo May 16th 2004

May 16, 2004 City official name :Buffalo Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Buffalo is an American city in western New York State. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 292,648. It is the state's second-largest city, after New York City, and is the county seat of Erie County.GR6 It is also the economic and cultural center of the Buffalo-Niagara Region, a diverse metropolitan area with a population of 1.2 million people. Buffalo is also part of the Golden Horseshoe, an international metropolitan area of over 9.7 million people. Buffalo lies at the eastern end of Lake Erie, at the southern head of the Niagara River, which connects Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. The City of ... read more
Buffalo
Buffalo
Buffalo

North America » United States » Florida » Orlando October 16th 2003

Oct 16, 2003 City official name :Orlando Founded date : Location :Florida State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :The city of Orlando is the county seat of Orange County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 185,951 (metropolitan area 1,644,561). A 2005 U.S. Census Estimates population count gave the city population was 213,233 (metropolitan area over 1.8 million). It is the sixth-largest city in Florida, and its largest inland city. It is also at the head of the Orlando-Kissimmee, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Orlando-Kissimmee MSA is Florida's third-largest metropolitan area, behind Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater. Additionally, Orlando is home to the second largest ... read more
Orlando
Orlando
Orlando


Oct 13, 2003 City official name :Eightmile Founded date : Location :Grand Bahama Island Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Eight Mile Rock is the largest settlement on Grand Bahama Island, outside of Freeport/Lucaya, and is named after the eight miles of solid rock contained here. The "town" is actually a string of settlements, each of which takes the name of the family who settled and still inhabits the land. Jones Town, Martin Town, Pinedale, Hanna Hill, Bartlett Hill, Wildgoose, and Hepburn Town are a few of the sub-settlements. Their respective families are chiefly descendants of freed slaves who now own the land because their families have inhabited it since the mid-nineteenth century. ... read more
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