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Grove, New York

The images and aerial photographs below show material related to Grove, New York. Grove is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 548 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Grove, in the northeast part of Allegany County, is northwest of Hornell, New York.

History

The Town of Grove was established in 1827 as "Church Tract" from the Town of Nunda in Livingston County. The town assumed its current name in 1828, possibly based on the large number of trees in the town. Grove lost its western territory to form the newer Town of Granger in 1838.

Past residents of note

Frederick Decker, the "Ossian Giant," was a resident known for his great size (7 feet, six inches, 385 pounds). He was born in Geneseo in 1836 and exhibited himself across the country before settling down in Grove where he died and was buried in 1886.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which, of it is land and of it (0.65%) is water.

New York State Route 70 (NY 70) passes across the northeast part of the town.

Canaseraga Creek flows out of The Swamp (or the Swain Swamp if you are not from Swain) towards Canaseraga

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 533 people, 213 households, and 148 families residing in the town. The population density was 15.9 people per square mile (6.1/km²). There were 427 housing units at an average density of 12.7 per square mile (4.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.00% White, 1.31% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.56% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 213 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 102.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $48,594. Males had a median income of $31,944 versus $26,071 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,522. About 2.5% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 5.5% of those age 65 or over.

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Smith Haven Mall

Smith Haven Mall is a shopping mall located in Lake Grove, New York and is the main mall for the "Mid Island" area of Long Island. It is also the eastern most enclosed mall on Long Island, and thus draws shoppers from the (5) towns that make up the Hamptons, and the North Fork. The complex covers an area of of retail space, with the key building (opened in 1969) being one story and, which includes over 140 shops and restaurants.
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