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Welcome to Alplaus ...

Alplaus is located in Schenectady County<1>.

The location of Alplaus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alplaus is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alplaus lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alplaus: (518)

Adding Alplaus to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Alplaus in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Alplaus elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alplaus on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Alplaus ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alplaus.

  • Albany [Albany County]
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    • Albany [Albany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Alplaus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 96,460 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<5>
  • Colonie [Albany County]
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    • Colonie [Albany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alplaus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 82,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Schenectady [Schenectady County]
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    • Schenectady [Schenectady County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Alplaus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,273 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schenectady<5>
  • Troy [Rensselaer County]
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    • Troy [Rensselaer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Alplaus
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,154 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clifton Park [Saratoga County]
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      • Clifton Park [Saratoga County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of Alplaus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Guilderland [Albany County]
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      • Guilderland [Albany County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Alplaus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilderland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bethlehem [Albany County]
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      • Bethlehem [Albany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Alplaus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethlehem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rotterdam [Schenectady County]
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      • Rotterdam [Schenectady County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Alplaus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rotterdam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Glenville [Schenectady County]
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      • Glenville [Schenectady County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Alplaus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County]
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      • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Alplaus
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga Springs<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alplaus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alplaus.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alplaus. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alplaus.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alplaus. See our Newspapers Page for Alplaus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alplaus ...

Looking for more information about Alplaus? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alplaus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alplaus.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alplaus. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Schenectady County: www.schenectadycounty.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Schenectady, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alplaus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alplaus) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alplaus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8554, Longitude: -73.8990       In this case, the coordinates for Alplaus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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