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Town Hall is a term usually used in the United Kindom to refer to a centre of local government, usually housing the town or city council, its associated departments and their employees. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, and a member of the European Union. ... The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ... The United Kingdom is divided into four parts, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. ...


The closest equivalent in the United States would be a city hall, but a town hall can be located in any size of village, town or city. Notable examples include Birmingham Town Hall, Manchester Town Hall, Leeds Town Hall and Sheffield Town Hall. Also City hall, the seat of municipal government. ... Birmingham Town Hall is a Grade 1 listed concert and meeting venue in Victoria Square, Birmingham, England. ... Manchester Town Hall Manchester Town Hall is a building in Manchester, England that houses the citys government and administrative functions. ... Leeds Town Hall in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England was designed by Cuthbert Brodrick and built in 1858. ... Sheffield Town Hall is a building in the city of Sheffield in the north of England. ...


The town hall is usually the base of the cermemonial mayor of the borough or county, as well as the council leader and the rest of the democratically elected councillors. A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... Pronounced Burrow, or Bo-raw. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A councillor is a member of a council (such as a city council), particularly in the U.K. and its former colonies. ...



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Town Hall is fully ADA accessible, including restrooms with ramping and elevators for those in need.
Town Hall will staff your event and will be open and ready for your group at the time indicated on your Agreement for Use of Town Hall.
Please help Town Hall to be a good neighbor and retain the capability of holding great events by maintaining quiet during any activity around Town Hall and while exiting Town Hall after 10 pm.
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Pelham is the oldest town in Westchester County.
Thomas Pell signed a treaty in 1654 with the Siwanoy Indians to buy what is not only the Town of Pelham but is all of the borough of the Bronx and the land along Long Island Sound north to the Rye border and inland to the Bronx river.
The State Legislature incorporated the Town of Pelham on March 7, 1788, and at that time included all of City Island and what is now Pelham Bay Park east of the Hutchinson River.
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