Place:Ellery, Chautauqua, New York, United States

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NameEllery
TypeTown
Located inChautauqua, New York, United States
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Ellery is a town in Chautauqua County, New York, located northwest of Jamestown, New York and with an extended lakefront on the east side of Chautauqua Lake. In the 2010 Census, Ellery had a population of 4,528.

History

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The first settlement was made around 1806. The Town of Ellery was founded in 1821 from a part of the Town of Chautauqua. William Ellery, signer of the Declaration of Independence, is the town's namesake. The lake frontage was developed early as a tourist and recreational location.

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