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Town of Hoosick, New York

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Welcome to Hoosick ...

The Town of Hoosick is located in Rensselaer County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Hoosick has a population of 6,798 people<2> (see below for details).

Hoosick is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hoosick lies within the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Hoosick had a population of 6,924 people. This makes Hoosick the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Hoosick represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 352nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,924 people, the population of Hoosick increased 2.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,759 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hoosick had an population of 6,798 people. This is a decrease of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hoosick ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
North Adams (MA)   [Map]   12,970   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Williamstown (MA)   [Map]   7,835   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brunswick   [Map]   12,902   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cohoes   [Map]   16,875   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Halfmoon   [Map]   24,436   W   18 miles [29 km]
Schaghticoke   [Map]   7,587   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Hoosick. 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 Hoosick. 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 Hoosick.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hoosick ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hoosick. 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 Hoosick.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hoosick - 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 '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- Hoosick) 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 Hoosick. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Hoosick

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hoosick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8887, Longitude: -73.3554     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hoosick have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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