Batavia, New York

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Batavia is a city in and the county seat of Genesee County, New York, United States.wikipedia
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Genesee County, New York

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Batavia is a city in and the county seat of Genesee County, New York, United States.
Its county seat is Batavia.

Batavia Muckdogs

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The city hosts the Batavia Muckdogs baseball club of the New York–Penn League, at the Dwyer Stadium, at 299 Bank Street.
The Batavia Muckdogs are a Minor League Baseball team, the Short-Season Class-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins, based in Batavia, a city in Genesee County, New York, United States.

Batavia (town), New York

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It is near the center of the county, surrounded by the Town of Batavia, which is a separate municipality.
The City of Batavia is surrounded by the town, but not part of the town.

Genesee County Airport

Genesee County Airport (GVQ) is also north of the city.
It is located two nautical miles (4 km) north of the central business district of Batavia, a city located within the Town of Batavia.

William Morgan (anti-Mason)

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A scandal erupted in Batavia in 1826, when William Morgan was offended by the local Masonic Lodge (Western Star Chapter R. A. M. No. 33 of Le Roy, New York), and threatened to expose the secrets of the lodge.
William Morgan (1774 – c. 1826) was a resident of Batavia, New York, whose disappearance and presumed murder in 1826 ignited a powerful movement against the Freemasons, a fraternal society that had become influential in the United States.

Miami Marlins

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The Muckdogs are an affiliate of the Miami Marlins.

New York–Penn League

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The city hosts the Batavia Muckdogs baseball club of the New York–Penn League, at the Dwyer Stadium, at 299 Bank Street.
Batavia: 1939–1959, 1960–present (80 seasons)

Buffalo, New York

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Ellicott lived in Batavia for many years although he thought Buffalo would grow to be larger. The Erie Canal in 1825 bypassed Batavia, going well to the north at Albion and Medina, enabling Buffalo and Rochester to grow much faster.
In 1804, Buffalo's population was estimated at 400, similar to Batavia, but Erie County's growth was behind Chautauqua, Genesee and Wyoming counties.

Anti-Masonic Party

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Anti-Masonry was a factor in politics for many years later,leading to the creation of the Anti-Masonic Party, as well as religion.
Morgan then attempted unsuccessfully to help establish or visit lodges and chapters in Batavia, but was denied participation in Batavia's Masonic activities by members who were uncertain about Morgan's character and claims to Masonic membership.

Medina, New York

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The Erie Canal in 1825 bypassed Batavia, going well to the north at Albion and Medina, enabling Buffalo and Rochester to grow much faster.
It is also about 30 minutes from two small cities, Batavia and Lockport.

Erie Canal

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The Erie Canal in 1825 bypassed Batavia, going well to the north at Albion and Medina, enabling Buffalo and Rochester to grow much faster.
While in Canandaigua debtors' prison, Hawley began pressing for the construction of a canal along the 90 mi-long Mohawk River valley with support from Joseph Ellicott (agent for the Holland Land Company in Batavia).

New York State Thruway

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The New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) passes north of the city.
It heads northwestward through the city's southern, mostly rural suburbs to Henrietta, where it meets I-390 at exit 46. Henrietta is as close as the Thruway gets to downtown as it proceeds west to Le Roy, where I-490 reconnects to I-90 at exit 47. I-90 continues onward into Genesee County, intersecting with NY 98 at exit 48 north of Batavia and NY 77 at exit 48A in Pembroke.

New York State Route 63

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New York State Route 5 (east-west) intersects New York State Route 33, New York State Route 63, and New York State Route 98 in the city.
The route passes through the city of Batavia and enters or comes near several villages, including Dansville and Medina.

Immigration detention

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The construction of the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility, a federal immigration detention center adjacent to the airport has provided more jobs in the area, as well as expansion of the airport itself, including lengthening the runway to accommodate larger aircraft in 2005.
There are other significant facilities in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Oakdale, Louisiana, Florence, Arizona, Miami, Florida, Seattle, York, Pennsylvania, Batavia, New York, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico and all along the Texas–Mexico border.

New York State Route 33

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New York State Route 5 (east-west) intersects New York State Route 33, New York State Route 63, and New York State Route 98 in the city.
The largest location on this stretch is the Genesee County city of Batavia, where NY 33 reconnects to NY 5 and crosses NY 63 and NY 98, two regionally important north–south highways.

New York State Route 98

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New York State Route 5 (east-west) intersects New York State Route 33, New York State Route 63, and New York State Route 98 in the city.
In between, NY 98 serves the city of Batavia, connects to the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90 or I-90), and passes by the Attica Correctional Facility.

Joseph Ellicott (surveyor)

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The land was then surveyed under the supervision of Joseph Ellicott, a monumental task of the biggest land survey ever attempted to that time.
In 1800, the principal agent of the company, Paolo Busti, gave him a new position as their agent at their headquarters in Batavia, New York.

Genesee River

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The current City of Batavia was an early settlement in what is today called Genesee Country, the farthest western region of New York State, comprising the Genesee Valley and westward to the Niagara River, Lake Erie, and the Pennsylvania line.
From 1801 to 1846 the entire region was sold to individual owners from the Holland Land office in Batavia, New York.

New York State Route 5

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New York State Route 5 (east-west) intersects New York State Route 33, New York State Route 63, and New York State Route 98 in the city.
Once leaving Clarence, NY 5 goes through predominantly rural areas until reaching the city of Batavia in Genesee County, closely paralleling the New York State Thruway through much of the county.

Batavia (region)

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The name Batavia is Latin for the Betuwe region of the Netherlands, and honors early Dutch land developers.
The name was also used in Suriname, where they founded Batavia, Suriname, and in the United States where the Holland Land Company founded the city and the town of Batavia, New York.

Terry A. Anderson

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Terry A. Anderson, journalist From 1985 to 1991, Anderson was held captive in Lebanon by Hezbollah partisans, and his sister, Peggy Say, became an ardent campaigner for his release.
Anderson was born in Lorain, Ohio and raised in Batavia, New York.

Business incubator

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The first business incubator in the United States, the Batavia Industrial Center, was started in Batavia.
The formal concept of business incubation began in the USA in 1959 when Joseph L. Mancuso opened the Batavia Industrial Center in a Batavia, New York, warehouse.

Albert Brisbane

Albert Brisbane (1809–1890), socialist writer and newspaper publisher
Albert Brisbane was born on August 22, 1809, in Batavia, New York.

Trumbull Cary

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Trumbull Cary, former New York State Senator
Trumbull Cary (August 11, 1787 Mansfield, Connecticut – June 20, 1869 Batavia, New York) was an American banker, lawyer, and politician from New York.

Phelps and Gorham Purchase

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The current City of Batavia was an early settlement in what is today called Genesee Country, the farthest western region of New York State, comprising the Genesee Valley and westward to the Niagara River, Lake Erie, and the Pennsylvania line.
In 1802, the Holland Land Company opened its sales office in Batavia, managed by surveyor and agent Joseph Ellicott.