The maps and aerial photographs on this page present material related to Ellington, New York. Ellington is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 1,643 at the 2010 census.
The first settler arrived around 1814. The Town of Ellington was formed in 1824 from the Town of Gerry.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and 0.03% is water.
US Route 62 passes east-to-south through the town, and New York State Route 83 passes through the northeast of the town parallel to the Conewango Creek.
Adjacent towns and areas
Ellington is south of the Town of Cherry Creek and north of the Town of Poland. To the west is the Town of Gerry. On the east is the border of Cattaraugus County and the Town of Conewango in that county. The town is on the east border of Chautauqua County, and is northeast of the City of Jamestown.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,639 people, 568 households, and 440 families residing in the town. The population density was 44.8 people per square mile (17.3/km²). There were 636 housing units at an average density of 17.4 per square mile (6.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.35% White, 0.18% African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.
There were 568 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.25.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $36,300, and the median income for a family was $41,058. Males had a median income of $28,000 versus $21,842 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,790. About 9.3% of families and 12.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under age 18 and 12.7% of those age 65 or over.
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Waterboro, New York (6.48 km) Waterboro is a hamlet in Chautauqua County, New York, United States at an elevation of 1293 ft (394 m) above sea level. Located in the northeast corner of the Town of Poland, it is now a little used railroad stop.
Cherry Creek (village), New York (8.24 km) Cherry Creek is a village in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 461 at the 2010 census. The Village of Cherry Creek is within the Town of Cherry Creek near the east border of the county. The village is located on Route 83 and a stream called Cherry Creek. History The village is the site of the earliest settlement of the town, around 1815. The Village of Cherry Creek incorporated in 1893. Geography Cherry Creek is located at (42.294654, -79.097353). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²).
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Conewango, New York (9.89 km) Conewango is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. The population was 1,732 at the 2000 census. The town is named after a creek which flows through the town. The Town of Conewango is on the west border of the county and is northeast of Jamestown, New York. History The name is supposed to mean "walking slowly" in the native language, related to the slow-moving creek.The town was first settled around 1816. The Town of Conewango was established in 1823 from a part of the Town of Little Valley.
Gerry, New York (10.49 km) Gerry is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 1,905 at the 2010 census. The town is named after Elbridge Gerry, a Vice-President of the U.S. The Town of Gerry is centrally located in the county and is north of Jamestown, New York. History Settlement began around 1810. The Town of Gerry was formed in 1812 from a part of the Town of Pomfret. The size of the town was reduced by the formation of the newer Towns of Ellington and Charlotte. By 1900, the population of Gerry was 1,198. In 2006 the Gerry Fire Dept. sponsored their 62nd PRCA Rodeo.