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Welcome to Fort Johnson ...

The village of Fort Johnson is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Johnson: Ft. Johnson

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fort Johnson has a population of 465 people<3> (see below for details).

Fort Johnson is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fort Johnson is located in the (518) area code.

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fort Johnson.

Websites for Fort Johnson ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycountyny.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Fort Johnson, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Johnson had an population of 465 people. This is a decrease of 5.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Johnson had a population of 490 people. This makes Fort Johnson the county's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 490 people, the population of Fort Johnson has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 491 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fort Johnson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fort Johnson - they are located in Utah and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fort Johnson.

Communities near Fort Johnson ...

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

  • Schenectady
  • Rotterdam
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rotterdam
    • Rotterdam lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Fort Johnson.
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rotterdam
  • Glenville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Fort Johnson.
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
  • Milton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Fort Johnson.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,262 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
  • Gloversville
  • Ballston
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballston
    • Ballston lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Fort Johnson.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,736 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ballston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballston
  • Johnstown
  • Scotia
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotia
    • Scotia lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fort Johnson.
    • 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>
  • Johnstown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnstown
    • Johnstown lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Fort Johnson.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,230 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnstown
  • Duanesburg
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duanesburg
    • Duanesburg lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Fort Johnson.
    • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Johnson ...

Looking for more information about Fort Johnson? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fort Johnson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Johnson.

Adding Fort Johnson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fort Johnson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Fort Johnson was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Fort Johnson on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for New York (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fort Johnson.

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.co.montgomery.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 Montgomery, 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 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 Johnson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Johnson - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Johnson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Johnson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort JohnsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Johnson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9592, Longitude: -74.2380       In this case, the coordinates for Fort Johnson 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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