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Some articles on town, towns:

Beekman, New York - History
... The town had also been occupied by the Wappinger Indians, before the first European settlers arrived around 1710. 1788 was the initial period of establishing towns and counties in the newly independent state of New York, but parts were removed subsequently to form other towns ... Beekman contributed part of its territory to the newer Towns of La Grange (1821) and Union Vale (1827) ...
Upper Hunter Shire - Towns
... The towns of the Upper Hunter are Scone, Aberdeen, Murrurundi, and Merriwa, as well as several villages, including Bunnan, Gundy, Moonan Flat, Ellerston, Wingen, Blandford and Cassilis ... Of the towns, only Aberdeen on the Shire's south eastern border is situated on the Hunter River ...
Høje-Taastrup Municipality - The Three Railway Station Towns
... The towns of Høje Taastrup, Taastrup, and Hedehusene are railway station towns in the Greater Copenhagen Authority (Hovedstadens Udviklingsråd (HUR)) ...

Famous quotes containing the word towns:

    Here reign the simplicity and purity of a primitive age, and a health and hope far remote from towns and cities.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The poor in bustling towns aren’t called upon, but the rich deep in the mountains have relatives visiting them from afar.
    Chinese proverb.

    The scenery of mountain towns is commonly too much crowded. A town which is built on a plain of some extent, with an open horizon, and surrounded by hills at a distance, affords the best walks and views.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)