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Welcome to Mechanicville ...

The city of Mechanicville is located in Saratoga County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mechanicville has a population of 5,031 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Mechanicville is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mechanicville is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

Websites for Mechanicville ...

Official Website: www.mechanicville.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mechanicville had an population of 5,031 people. This is a decrease of 3.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mechanicville had a population of 5,196 people. This makes Mechanicville the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Mechanicville represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 461st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,196 people, the population of Mechanicville increased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,019 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mechanicville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mechanicville - it's located in Louisiana.

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

Communities near Mechanicville ...

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

  • Albany (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Mechanicville and is located in Albany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<5>
  • Colonie (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonie
    • Colonie lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mechanicville and is located in Albany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonie
  • Schenectady (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schenectady
    • Schenectady lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Mechanicville and is located in Schenectady County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,231 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schenectady
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schenectady<5>
  • Troy (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
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    • Troy lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Mechanicville and is located in Rensselaer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
  • Clifton Park (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Park
    • Clifton Park lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Mechanicville and is located in Saratoga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,240 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifton Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton Park
  • Guilderland (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilderland
    • Guilderland lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Mechanicville and is located in Albany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,740 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilderland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilderland
  • Rotterdam (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rotterdam
    • Rotterdam lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Mechanicville and is located in Schenectady County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rotterdam have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rotterdam
  • Glenville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Mechanicville and is located in Schenectady County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,287 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
  • Saratoga Springs (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saratoga Springs
    • Saratoga Springs lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Mechanicville and is located in Saratoga County
    • 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.<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<5>
  • Niskayuna (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niskayuna
    • Niskayuna lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mechanicville and is located in Schenectady County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,330 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niskayuna have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niskayuna

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mechanicville. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mechanicville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mechanicville ...

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

Adding Mechanicville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mechanicville 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 Mechanicville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Mechanicville

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Saratoga County

About New York

The official website for Mechanicville: www.mechanicville.com/

The official website for Saratoga County: www.co.saratoga.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 Saratoga, 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 Mechanicville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mechanicville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mechanicville) 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 Mechanicville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MechanicvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mechanicville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9044, Longitude: -73.6877    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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