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Welcome to Cambridge ...

The village of Cambridge is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cambridge has a population of 1,811 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cambridge.

Cambridge is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cambridge lies within the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cambridge had an population of 1,811 people. This is a decrease of 3.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cambridge had a population of 1,870 people. This makes Cambridge the county's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,870 people, the population of Cambridge decreased 2.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,925 people).

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

Adding Cambridge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cambridge was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cambridge on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Communities Also Named Cambridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Cambridge - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cambridge.

Communities near Cambridge ...

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

  • Wilton [Saratoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
    • Wilton [Saratoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
  • Bennington [Bennington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bennington
    • Bennington [Bennington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bennington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bennington
  • Stillwater [Saratoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stillwater
    • Stillwater [Saratoga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,092 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stillwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stillwater
  • Schaghticoke [Rensselaer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schaghticoke
    • Schaghticoke [Rensselaer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,454 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schaghticoke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schaghticoke
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hoosick [Rensselaer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoosick
      • Hoosick [Rensselaer County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,711 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoosick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoosick
    • Fort Edward [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Edward
      • Fort Edward [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,040 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Edward have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Edward
    • Saratoga [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga
      • Saratoga [Saratoga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,706 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
    • Pittstown [Rensselaer County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittstown
      • Pittstown [Rensselaer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,530 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittstown
    • Northumberland [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northumberland
      • Northumberland [Saratoga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northumberland
    • Mechanicville [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicville
      • Mechanicville [Saratoga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,007 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicville<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cambridge. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cambridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cambridge ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.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 Washington, 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 Cambridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cambridge - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cambridge) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cambridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CambridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0279, Longitude: -73.3811       In this case, the coordinates for Cambridge 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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