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Town of Grafton, New York

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Welcome to Grafton ...

The Town of Grafton is located in Rensselaer County.

The location of Grafton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Grafton has a population of 2,158 people<2> (see below for details).

Grafton is 1,440 feet [439 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Grafton: (518)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Grafton had a population of 2,130 people. This makes Grafton the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Grafton represents 0.01% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 879th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,130 people, the population of Grafton increased 7.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,987 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Grafton had an population of 2,158 people. This is an increase of 1.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.61% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Grafton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Grafton and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
North Adams (MA)   [Map]   12,970   E   18 miles [29 km]
Albany   [Map]   98,251   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brunswick   [Map]   12,902   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Clifton Park   [Map]   36,737   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cohoes   [Map]   16,875   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Colonie   [Map]   83,508   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Grafton.

Communities Also Named Grafton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Grafton - they are located in Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grafton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grafton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grafton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Grafton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grafton ...

Looking for more information about Grafton? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grafton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grafton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Grafton) 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 Grafton. 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 Town of Grafton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grafton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7676, Longitude: -73.4529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grafton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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