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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Cohoes came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Cohoes in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Cohoes. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Cohoes is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Cohoes post office opened in 1832.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Cohoes:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

List of Post Offices in the United States (1870)
Published by the Government Printing Office

Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851)
Published by W. & J.C. Greer, Printers

U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846)
Published by John T. Towers

North American Railroad Atlas - Northeast
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by RailfanDepot, 2020
(Available from Amazon.com)

Rand McNally Map of New York (1897)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Shell Oil Road Map for New York (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Cohoes in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Cohoes for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Cohoes. See our Misc Page for Cohoes for more information.


Railroad Mentions of Cohoes:

Cohoes was mentioned in the following schedule:

New York Central Railroad Time Table (July 1902)

The official website for Cohoes: www.cohoes.com/

The official website for Albany County: www.albanycounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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