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Welcome to Esperance ...

The Town of Esperance is located in Schoharie County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Esperance has a population of 1,932 people<3> (see below for details).

Esperance is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Esperance lies within the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Esperance had an population of 1,932 people. This is a decrease of 6.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Esperance had a population of 2,076 people (or 6.34% of the total population of Schoharie County). This makes Esperance the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Esperance represents 0.01% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 892nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,076 people, the population of Esperance increased 1.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,043 people).

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

Communities near Esperance ...

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

  • Schenectady [Schenectady County]
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    • Schenectady [Schenectady County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Esperance
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,231 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schenectady
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schenectady<6>
  • Guilderland [Albany County]
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    • Guilderland [Albany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Esperance
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Esperance
    • 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.
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  • Glenville [Schenectady County]
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    • Glenville [Schenectady County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Esperance
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Amsterdam [Montgomery County]
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      • Amsterdam [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Esperance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,711 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amsterdam<6>
    • Johnstown [Fulton County]
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      • Johnstown [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Esperance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
    • Scotia [Schenectady County]
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      • Scotia [Schenectady County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Esperance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,618 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scotia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scotia<6>
    • Duanesburg [Schenectady County]
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      • Duanesburg [Schenectady County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Esperance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,325 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duanesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duanesburg
    • Cobleskill [Schoharie County]
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      • Cobleskill [Schoharie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Esperance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobleskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobleskill
    • Amsterdam [Montgomery County]
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      • Amsterdam [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Esperance
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,019 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amsterdam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Esperance ...

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

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

The official website for Schoharie County: www.schohariecounty-ny.gov/

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 Schoharie, 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 Esperance.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Esperance - 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- Esperance) 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 Esperance. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EsperanceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Esperance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7545, Longitude: -74.3143       In this case, the coordinates for Esperance 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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