Place:Urbana, Steuben, New York, United States

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NameUrbana
TypeTown
Coordinates42.45°N 77.167°W
Located inSteuben, New York, United States
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Urbana is a town in Steuben County, New York, United States. The population was 2,546 at the 2000 census.

The Town of Urbana is in the northeast part of the county and northeast of Bath, New York.

History

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The town was first settled around 1793. The town was formed from part of the Town of Bath in 1822. The first grape vines were planted around 1829, beginning the modern prominence of the wine industry.

The town and its village, Hammondsport, is one of the cradles of aviation, due to the inventions of Glenn Curtiss.

The Timothy M. Younglove Octagon House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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