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

The community of Johnstown is the Seat for Fulton County.

Fulton County was founded in 1838 and was created by taking area from MontgomeryCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Fulton had a population of 55,053 people.

At the time of the 2000 Census, Fulton represented 0.29% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 45th most populous county (out of 62 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201055,531+0.83%+0.87% since 2009
200055,073The Last Census

More information can be found on the Fulton County Census Page for Fulton County.


Below are some of the communities located in Fulton County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Fulton County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Gloversville   14,92215,4133.19% decrease  
Johnstown   8,4648,5110.55% decrease  
Johnstown   7,2047,1660.53% increase  
Mayfield   6,6806,4323.86% increase  
Broadalbin   5,3185,0664.97% increase  

Websites for Fulton County

Official Website:   www.fulton.ny.us/

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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