Orange County is home to both a town and village named Goshen. Its name comes from the Land of Goshen, an area of Eygpt that played a part in the Bible. In 1714, the area saw its first settlement and from there became a town in 1789. Eventually, a half shire town was born in the town. This shire would later become the village of Goshen. Around 1830 a part of this land was taken by Hamptonburgh and in 1845 another part of was given to Chester. This area is home to roughly 13,980 people (5,368 which live in the village) and takes up 43.93 sq mi of Orange County.
While the village is most widely known as the council seat of the Orange County there is also a ton of other things this area has to offer. One such attraction is Goshen’s Historic Track. This harness racing track has been in operation for over 178 years making it the oldest working one in the world! Another attraction that has a lot of people talking is the addition of a new Legoland. The theme park was first proposed in June 2016 and was given the okay to start building in October 2017. This Legoland is estimated to bring in roughly between 1.5 million and 2.5 million people every year. It is planned for a 2020 opening.
Pests in Goshen
With so many people gathering in this area there is no surprise that some pests are sure to follow. One such pest is the rat. Rats are a kind of rodent that love to be around humans. This is due to the fact that they know where there are humans there is food. Dealing with rats by yourself can prove to be quite difficult. This is due to the fact that they are extremely smart and can learn to avoid traps. If you have a rat infestation then why don’t you call the Masters. Trained to exterminate any pest, our rodent control specialists are the best ny pest control team around.
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