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Welcome to Au Sable Forks ...

Au Sable Forks is located in the Adirondacks.

Au Sable Forks is primarily located in Clinton County<1>. A portion of Au Sable Forks extends into Essex County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Au Sable Forks: Au Sable Frks.

Au Sable Forks is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Au Sable Forks is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

Adding Au Sable Forks 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 Au Sable Forks 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 Au Sable Forks 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 Au Sable Forks on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Au Sable Forks ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Au Sable Forks.

  • Plattsburgh [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plattsburgh
    • Plattsburgh [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Au Sable Forks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plattsburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plattsburgh
  • Peru [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peru
    • Peru [Clinton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Au Sable Forks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,917 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peru have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peru
  • Schuyler Falls [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schuyler Falls
    • Schuyler Falls [Clinton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Au Sable Forks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,088 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuyler Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schuyler Falls
  • Saranac [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saranac
    • Saranac [Clinton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Au Sable Forks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saranac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saranac
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dannemora [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dannemora
      • Dannemora [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Au Sable Forks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,524 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dannemora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dannemora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dannemora<5>
    • Au Sable [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Au Sable
      • Au Sable [Clinton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Au Sable Forks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,043 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Au Sable have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Au Sable
    • Jay [Essex County]
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      • Jay [Essex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Au Sable Forks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jay
    • Lake Placid [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Placid
      • Lake Placid [Essex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Au Sable Forks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Placid have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Placid
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Placid<5>
    • Chesterfield [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield
      • Chesterfield [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Au Sable Forks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,340 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
    • Willsboro [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willsboro
      • Willsboro [Essex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Au Sable Forks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,972 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willsboro

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 Au Sable Forks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Au Sable Forks.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Au Sable Forks. 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 Au Sable Forks.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Au Sable Forks ...

Looking for more information about Au Sable Forks? 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 Au Sable Forks, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Au Sable Forks.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Clinton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clinton County: www.co.clinton.ny.us/

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 Clinton, 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 Au Sable Forks - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Au Sable Forks) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Au Sable Forks. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Au Sable Forks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Au Sable Forks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.4417, Longitude: -73.6746       In this case, the coordinates for Au Sable Forks 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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