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North America » United States » New Jersey March 31st 2011

MARCH 31, 2011 City official name :West Orange Founded date : Location :New Jersey State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :West Orange is a township in central Essex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 44,943. West Orange adjoins the South Mountain Reservation. West Orange was initially a part of the city of Newark, and remained such until November 27, 1806, when the territory now encompassing all of The Oranges was detached to form Orange Township. On April 13, 1807, the first government was elected. On January 31, 1860, Orange was incorporated as a town, and on April 3, 1872, it was officially incorporated as a ... read more
West Orange
West Orange
West Orange

North America » United States » New York March 29th 2011

MARCH 30, 2011 City official name :Sleepy Hollow Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Sleepy Hollow is a village in the Town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, about 30 miles north of midtown Manhattan in New York City, and is served by the Philipse Manor stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line. Originally known as North Tarrytown, it was given its current name in 1996 when residents voted to have it changed to honor the Washington Irving story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." To the south of Sleepy Hollow is the village of Tarrytown, and to the north and east a... read more
Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow

North America » United States » New York » White Plains March 29th 2011

MARCH 29, 2011 City official name :Alpine Founded date : Location :New York State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :White Plains is a city and the county seat of Westchester County, New York, United States. It is located in south-central Westchester, about 4 miles (6 km) east of the Hudson River and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of Long Island Sound. It is bordered to the north by the town of North Castle, to the north and east by the town/village of Harrison, to the south by the town/village of Scarsdale and to the west by the town of Greenburgh. As of the 2000 U.S. census, the city had a total population of 53,077, while a 2006 census estimate put the city's population at 57,08... read more
White Plains
White Plains
White Plains

North America » United States » New Jersey March 29th 2011

MARCH 29, 2011 City official name :Alpine Founded date : Location :New Jersey State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Alpine is an affluent borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. It is a suburb of New York City, located 15 miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 2,183. According to Forbes, Alpine ranks first, along with Greenwich, Connecticut in "America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes" for 2009, with a median home price of $4.14 million. Alpine's history of expensive homes also extends back to July 2006 and June 2007, where it ranked #1 in a tie with Greenwich, Connecticut on the ABC News list of most exp... read more
Alpine
Alpine
Alpine

North America » United States » New Jersey March 29th 2011

MARCH 29, 2011 City official name :Englewood Cliffs Founded date : Location :New Jersey State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Englewood Cliffs is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 5,322. The borough houses the world headquarters of CNBC and the American headquarters of Unilever. Until the early 1980s it had also been the home of Volkswagen of America. Today Englewood Cliffs is home to both Ferrari and Maserati North America. Englewood Cliffs was formed as a borough on May 10, 1895, from portions of Englewood Township and Palisades Township, based on the results of a referendum held the prev... read more
Englewood Cliffs
Englewood Cliffs
Englewood Cliffs

North America » United States » New Jersey » Jersey City March 29th 2011

MARCH 29, 2011 City official name :Jersey City Founded date : Location :New Jersey State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Jersey City is the seat of Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population of Jersey City was 247,597, making it New Jersey's second-largest city after Newark. and the 78th most populous city in the U.S. Part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City lies between the Hudson River and Upper New York Bay across from Lower Manhattan and the Hackensack River and Newark Bay. A port of entry, with 11 miles (17.7 km) of waterfront and significant rail connections, Jersey City is an important transportat... read more
Jersey City
Jersey City
Jersey City

North America » United States » Virginia » Richmond March 26th 2011

MARCH 26, 2011 City official name :Richmond Founded date : Location :Virginia State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Richmond is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. Like all Virginia municipalities incorporated as cities, it is an independent city and not part of any county. Richmond is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond area. The population within the city limits was 204,214 in 2010, with an estimated population of 1,231,675 for the Richmond Metropolitan Area — making it the third largest in Virginia. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of ... read more
Richmond
Richmond
Richmond


MARCH 25, 2011 City official name :Myrtle Beach Founded date : Location :South Carolina State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Myrtle Beach is a coastal resort city in Horry County, South Carolina, United States. It is the de facto hub of both the Myrtle Beach metropolitan area and the Grand Strand, a complex of beach towns and barrier islands stretching from Little River, South Carolina to Georgetown, South Carolina. Arising from a getaway for lumber workers from Conway, South Carolina, Myrtle Beach has rapidly developed into a major tourist destination in the Southeastern United States in the late 20th century and 2000s. The estimated 2009 population for the city is 31,968.... read more
Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach

North America » United States » Florida May 29th 2010

MAY 29, 2010 City official name :Christmas Founded date : Location :Florida State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Christmas is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area in Orange County, Florida, United States. It is part of the Orlando-Kissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,162 at the 2000 census. Christmas is home to the world's largest (nonorganic) alligator, measuring at just over 200 feet (61 m). Every year, Christmas sends a large amount of mail from its Post Office from people who mail letters from the town so they can have the "Christmas" postmark on their holiday mailings. It is also home to many Orlando digital TV stations' transmiss... read more
Christmas
Christmas
Christmas

North America » United States » Florida May 29th 2010

MAY 29, 2010 City official name :Cape Canaveral Founded date : Location :Florida State Elavation :? ft (? m) Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). Facts :Cape Canaveral, from the Spanish Cabo Cañaveral, is a headland in Brevard County, Florida, United States, near the center of that state's Atlantic coast, 45 minutes east of Orlando by car. Known as Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973, it sits east of Merritt Island, separated from it by the Banana River. It is part of a region known as the Space Coast, and is the site of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Since many U.S. spacecraft are launched from both the station and the Kennedy Space Center on adjacent Merritt Island, the terms "Cape Canaveral," "Canaveral" ... read more
Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral




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