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Welcome to Glens Falls ...

The city of Glens Falls is located in the Adirondacks.

Glens Falls is located in Warren County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glens Falls has a population of 14,262 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Glens Falls.

The community of Glens Falls is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Glens Falls is within the (518) area code.

The ZIP code for Glens Falls: 12801<4>

Websites for Glens Falls ...

Official Website: www.cityofglensfalls.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glens Falls had an population of 14,262 people. This is a decrease of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glens Falls had a population of 14,700 people (which is 22.37% of the total population of Warren County). This makes Glens Falls the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Glens Falls represents 0.08% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,700 people, the population of Glens Falls increased 2.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,354 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Glens Falls.

Adding Glens Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Glens Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Glens Falls on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Glens Falls ...

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

  • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga Springs
    • Saratoga Springs [Saratoga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Glens Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saratoga Springs<7>
  • Wilton [Saratoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
    • Wilton [Saratoga County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Glens Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,918 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
  • Greenfield [Saratoga County]
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    • Greenfield [Saratoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Glens Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
  • Granville [Washington County]
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    • Granville [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Glens Falls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,431 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Corinth [Saratoga County]
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      • Corinth [Saratoga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Glens Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,393 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corinth have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Fort Edward [Washington County]
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      • Fort Edward [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Glens Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,130 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Edward have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Edward
    • Fort Ann [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Ann
      • Fort Ann [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Glens Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,000 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Ann have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Ann
    • Saratoga [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga
      • Saratoga [Saratoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Glens Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saratoga have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saratoga
    • Northumberland [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northumberland
      • Northumberland [Saratoga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Glens Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,076 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northumberland
    • Greenwich [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Glens Falls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Glens Falls. Our list includes 48 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Glens Falls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glens Falls ...

Looking for more information about Glens Falls? 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 Glens Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Glens Falls.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Glens Falls: www.cityofglensfalls.com/

The official website for Warren County: www.co.warren.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 Warren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glens Falls.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glens Falls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Glens Falls). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glens Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glens Falls) 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 Glens Falls. 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 Glens FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glens Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3095, Longitude: -73.6440    
<6>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.
<7>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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