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Jamestown, New York

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The Resume

    (1810- )
    Population: 28,712 (2020)
    Located in Chautauqua County, New York
    Located near Chautauqua Lake
    Has four sister cities: Haicheng, China; Jakobstad, Finland; Cantù, Italy and Jakova, Kosovo

Why Jamestown, New York might be annoying:

    It is the birthplace of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and one of the Backstreet Boys, Nick Carter.
    It has harsh cold winters.
    It has a high crime rate.
    Four people died at the Old Homestead Hotel as it was burned to the ground (1891).
    It had a drop in population in the last half of the 20th Century and into the 21st Century.
    It lost its minor league baseball team, the Jamestown Jammers as they moved to Morgantown, West Virginia after 20 seasons (2014).

Why Jamestown, New York might not be annoying:

    It has mildly warm summers.
    It is where the crescent wrench and the automatic lever voting machine were produced.
    It played a big part in the furniture industry with its furniture manufacturers, which led the city to claim the 'Furniture Capital of the World' title.
    Actress/comedienne Lucille Ball, naturalist Roger Tory Peterson and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson were among its notable natives/residents.
    It has museums including The National Comedy Center, Gov. Reuben Fenton Mansion and The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center.
    The rock band 10,000 Maniacs got their start here.
    It has been a hosting city of many Babe Ruth World Series.
    Nearby Chautauqua Lake is a destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Credit: Neo NX2004


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