Napoli, New York

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Napoli is a town in Cattaraugus County, New York, United States. It is located in the western half of the county, northwest of Salamanca. The only permanent community in the town is Napoli village, formerly "Napoli Corners." The population was 1,159 at the 2000 census.

The town's name presumably comes from Naples, but is pronounced /nəˈpoʊlaɪ/ nə-POE-lye, with a long "i" sound at the end (much like communities named Pulaski and Chili in other parts of the state).

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History

The first permanent settler arrived around 1819. The Town of Napoli was formed in 1823 from part of the Town of Little Valley. In 1828, a division of Napoli was made, forming the new Town of Cold Spring.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.5 square miles (94.6 km²), of which, 36.4 square miles (94.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (0.38%) is water.

New York State Route 242 is a northeast-southwest major highway in the town. County Route 7 (Pigeon Valley Road) moves from east to west across the northern part of the town; County Route 10 (Hardscrabble Road / Farm to Market Road) runs north to south through the middle of the town.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,159 people, 376 households, and 292 families residing in the town. The population density was 31.8 people per square mile (12.3/km²). There were 541 housing units at an average density of 14.9/sq mi (5.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.46% White, 0.43% African American, 1.38% Native American, 0.86% Asian, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 376 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.1% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.43.

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