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Welcome to Ballston ...

The Town of Ballston is located in Saratoga County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ballston has a population of 11,453 people<3> (see below for details).

Ballston is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Ballston: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ballston had an population of 11,453 people. This is an increase of 17.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ballston had a population of 9,776 people. This makes Ballston the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Ballston represents 0.05% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,776 people, the population of Ballston increased 11.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,729 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ballston.

Communities near Ballston ...

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

  • Colonie [Albany County]
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    • Colonie [Albany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Ballston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,128 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonie
  • Schenectady [Schenectady County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schenectady
    • Schenectady [Schenectady County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Ballston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,231 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schenectady
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schenectady<6>
  • Troy [Rensselaer County]
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    • Troy [Rensselaer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ballston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>
  • Clifton Park [Saratoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Park
    • Clifton Park [Saratoga County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ballston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,240 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton Park
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    • Guilderland [Albany County]
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      • Guilderland [Albany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ballston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,740 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilderland
    • Rotterdam [Schenectady County]
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      • Rotterdam [Schenectady County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Ballston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,080 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rotterdam
    • Glenville [Schenectady County]
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      • Glenville [Schenectady County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Ballston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,287 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County]
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      • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Ballston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,287 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<6>
    • Halfmoon [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfmoon
      • Halfmoon [Saratoga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ballston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,769 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfmoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfmoon
    • Niskayuna [Schenectady County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niskayuna
      • Niskayuna [Schenectady County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Ballston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niskayuna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niskayuna

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ballston ...

Looking for more information about Ballston? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ballston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ballston.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Saratoga County: www.co.saratoga.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 Saratoga, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ballston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ballston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Ballston) 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 Ballston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BallstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ballston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9548, Longitude: -73.8790       In this case, the coordinates for Ballston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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