Place:Granger, Allegany, New York, United States


Located inAllegany, New York, United States

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Granger is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 538 at the 2010 census. The town was named after Francis Granger, United States Postmaster General.

The town lies on the county's northern border and is northwest of Hornell, New York.


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Granger was part of the Morris Tract and called by the natives Sho-ne-ti-yea.

The area was first settled around 1816. The town of Granger was established in 1838 from the town of Grove, after having been part of many towns incorporated earlier in Livingston County and Allegany County. At the time the town was established it was called "West Grove", but assumed its current name in the next year, 1839.

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