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Niles is a city in Berrien and Cass counties in the U.S. state of Michigan, near South Bend, Indiana. In 2010, the population was 11,600 according to the 2010 census. It is the larger, by population, of the two principal cities in the Niles-Benton Harbor, Michigan Metropolitan Statistical Area, an area with 156,813 people. Niles lies on the banks of the St. Joseph River, at the site of the French Fort St. Joseph, first built in 1697 to protect the Jesuit Mission established in 1691. After 1761, it was held by the British and was captured on May 25, 1763, by Native Americans during Pontiac's Rebellion. The British retook the fort but it was not re-garrisoned and served as a trading post. During the American Revolutionary War, the fort was held for a short time by a Spanish force. The occupation of the fort by the four nations of France, Britain, Spain, and the United States has earned Niles the nickname City of Four Flags. The town was named after Hezekiah Niles, editor of the Niles Register, a Baltimore newspaper. The town of Niles as it exists today was settled in 1827. Between 1820 and 1865, Niles was an integral part of the Underground Railroad, helping slaves escape from as far south as New Orleans through the Heartland, and eventually into Canada.
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Niles is ranked #3511 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Niles surname appeared 10,173 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Niles.
77.4% or 7,874 total occurrences were White.
16% or 1,629 total occurrences were Black.
3.2% or 329 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2% or 204 total occurrences were of two or more races.
0.8% or 90 total occurrences were Asian.
0.4% or 47 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of Niles in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Niles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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Flags, flowers and letters alike lie near the remains of Wayne Wilson at the conclusion of the memorial service at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Mich., Niles Wednesday, July 17, 2019. ( Emil Lippe/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP) Mourners came from several states away to honor him. It said on Facebook he didnt have any family. He does have family, Ohio resident Kenneth Creechtold WNDU-TV. Everybody that stepped foot in Vietnam is a brother. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP In brief remarks, Niles Mayor Nick Shelton thankedWilson and others like Niles Mayor Nick Shelton thankedWilson. General George S. Patton Jr. said it best : It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived, thank God for Wayne Wilson and thank you all for being a part of his legacy.
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