Place:Darien, Genesee, New York, United States

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NameDarien
TypeTown
Coordinates42.9°N 78.35°W
Located inGenesee, New York, United States
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Darien is a town in Genesee County, New York, United States. The population was 3,158 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Darien lies in the southwest part of Genesee County, southwest of Batavia.

History

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During the early historic period, the area was occupied by the Seneca tribe, and was referred to by them as O-so-on-to-geh, Place where turkeys are found.

The town was first settled around 1803 and was known at first as South Pembroke.

The Town of Darien was founded in 1832 from the south part of the Town of Pembroke. The early town was agricultural, supplying food products to nearby urban areas, such as Buffalo.

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