|Southwest of Rochester|
|596 sq. miles (1.09% of New York State)|
|43,424 (0.23% of New York State)|
Arcade, Attica, Castile, Gainesville, Perry, Pike, Portageville, Silver Lake, Silver Springs, Warsaw, Wyoming (and a whole lot of hamlets)
Established in 1841 from Genesee County.
Portageville is on the southern tip of Letchworth State Park
Wyoming was among the first places to develop a natural gas industry
Wind turbines are installed in Wethersfield
Camp O'Ryan is an abandoned military base, but all the buildings have been demolished
The twenty-first president spent part of his childhood in Perry
Home of Mary Jemison, the White Woman of the Senecas
There was some social unrest back in 1971
Warsaw was home to the first anti-slavery society in the US (1833) and the first anti-slavery political party in the US.
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2011-12-15 15:57:32 A lovely place. —RxScabin
2011-12-15 16:11:51 Added some interesting facts and updated another one. —RxScabin