Place:Sheldon, Wyoming, New York, United States

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NameSheldon
TypeTown
Coordinates42.733°N 78.417°W
Located inWyoming, New York, United States
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Sheldon is a town in Wyoming County, New York. The population was 2,409 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Sheldon is on the west border of Wyoming County. The town is southeast of Buffalo.

History

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The Town of Sheldon was founded in 1808 from part of the Town of Batavia. In 1811, the Town of Attica was formed from part of Sheldon, and the Towns of Bennington and Arcade were taken off in 1818.

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