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Ghent

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Ghent is a town in Columbia County, New York, United States, with a ZIP code of 12075. The population was 5,402 at the 2010 census. Ghent is centrally located in the county and is northeast of the city of Hudson.HistoryAround 1735, early settlers, exploiting areas cleared by the natives, moved into the area. In 1818, the town of Ghent was founded from parts of the towns of Chatham, Claverack, and Kinderhook. The name has its origin in the Flemish city Ghent, in Flanders, Belgium. Located at Ghent is the historic Van Valkenburgh-Isbister Farm, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 117.6sqkm, of which 116.9sqkm is land and 0.7sqkm, or 0.59%, is water.The Taconic State Parkway crosses the southeast corner of the town.
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