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Welcome to Champlain ...

The Town of Champlain is located in Clinton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Champlain has a population of 5,605 people<3> (see below for details).

Champlain is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Champlain: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Champlain had an population of 5,605 people. This is a decrease of 2.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Champlain had a population of 5,754 people (or 7.01% of the total population of Clinton County). This makes Champlain the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Champlain represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 422nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,754 people, the population of Champlain has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,791 people).

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

Communities near Champlain ...

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

  • Plattsburgh [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plattsburgh
    • Plattsburgh [Clinton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Champlain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plattsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plattsburgh<6>
  • Plattsburgh [Clinton County]
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    • Plattsburgh [Clinton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Champlain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,823 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
  • Swanton [Franklin County]
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    • Swanton [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Champlain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,574 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swanton
  • Saint Albans [Franklin County]
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    • Saint Albans [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Champlain
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,540 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beekmantown [Clinton County]
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      • Beekmantown [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Champlain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,441 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekmantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beekmantown
    • Chazy [Clinton County]
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      • Chazy [Clinton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Champlain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,114 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chazy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Highgate [Franklin County]
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      • Highgate [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Champlain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,664 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highgate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mooers [Clinton County]
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      • Mooers [Clinton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Champlain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mooers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooers
    • Napierville
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      • Napierville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Champlain
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napierville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napierville
    • Altona [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altona
      • Altona [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Champlain
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altona

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Champlain ...

Looking for more information about Champlain? 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 Champlain, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Champlain.

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About Clinton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Champlain. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Champlain.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Champlain - 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- Champlain) 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 Champlain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChamplainOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Champlain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9659, Longitude: -73.4362       In this case, the coordinates for Champlain 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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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