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Welcome to Fort Edward ...

The Town of Fort Edward is located in Washington County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Edward: Ft. Edward

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Fort Edward has a population of 6,096 people<3> (see below for details).

Fort Edward is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Fort Edward: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Edward had an population of 6,096 people. This is a decrease of 4.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fort Edward had a population of 6,371 people (or 10.08% of the total population of Washington County). This makes Fort Edward the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Fort Edward represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 390th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,371 people, the population of Fort Edward increased 8.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,892 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Edward.

Communities near Fort Edward ...

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

  • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County]
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    • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Fort Edward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,287 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga Springs<6>
  • Queensbury [Warren County]
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    • Queensbury [Warren County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Fort Edward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,273 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queensbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Wilton [Saratoga County]
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    • Wilton [Saratoga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Fort Edward
    • 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.
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  • Glens Falls [Warren County]
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    • Glens Falls [Warren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Fort Edward
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,167 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glens Falls<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kingsbury [Washington County]
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      • Kingsbury [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Fort Edward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Stillwater [Saratoga County]
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      • Stillwater [Saratoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Fort Edward
      • 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.
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    • Greenfield [Saratoga County]
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      • Greenfield [Saratoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fort Edward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,689 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Corinth [Saratoga County]
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      • Corinth [Saratoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Fort Edward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,379 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corinth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Granville [Washington County]
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      • Granville [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Edward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fort Ann [Washington County]
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      • Fort Ann [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Fort Edward
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Ann have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Fort Edward. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Edward.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Edward ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort Edward. 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 Fort Edward.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Edward - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Edward) 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 Fort Edward. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort EdwardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Edward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2359, Longitude: -73.5646       In this case, the coordinates for Fort Edward 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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