West Valley, New York facts for kids
|West Valley, New York|
|Hamlet & CDP|
|Area (2010 Census)|
|• Total||1.535 sq mi (3.98 km2)|
|• Land||1.532 sq mi (3.97 km2)|
|• Water||0.003 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||1,522 ft (464 m)|
|• Density||337/sq mi (130/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||970885|
Located at the intersection of Cattaraugus County Route 53 and State Route 240/County Route 32, the hamlet is home to West Valley Central School and the West Valley Demonstration Project, a nuclear cleanup facility. Because of the presence of a school district, a telephone exchange (716-942), and a post office located in (and named after) the hamlet, many people mistake West Valley to be the name of an actual town or village. However, it does not have any autonomous government separate from the town of Ashford.
West Valley is located at elevation is 1,522 feet (464 m).(42.4028410, -78.6100253) and its
According to the 2010 United States Census, the CDP has a total area of 1.535 square miles (3.98 km2), of which 1.532 square miles (3.97 km2) is land and 0.003 square miles (0.01 km2) is water.
This webliography covers web sites that will inform individuals about the history of the town and businesses and community organizations within. In addition, because of the interrelatedness and the geographical closeness of the communities in this area the webliography contains information about places around the area that would be of interest to people who want to find out more.
- Department of Energy West Valley Demonstration Project.
- This is the cleanup effort for a former spent fuel reprocessing plant.
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