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Welcome to Minden ...

The Town of Minden is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Minden has a population of 4,163 people<3> (see below for details).

Minden is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Minden: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minden had an population of 4,163 people. This is a decrease of 3.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Minden had a population of 4,297 people (which is 8.56% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Minden the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Minden represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 539th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,297 people, the population of Minden increased 2.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,202 people).

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

Communities near Minden ...

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

  • German Flatts [Herkimer County]
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    • German Flatts [Herkimer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Minden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for German Flatts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on German Flatts
  • Herkimer [Herkimer County]
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    • Herkimer [Herkimer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Minden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,556 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herkimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herkimer
  • Johnstown [Fulton County]
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    • Johnstown [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Minden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,100 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnstown<6>
  • Ilion [Herkimer County]
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    • Ilion [Herkimer County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Minden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ilion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ilion<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Herkimer [Herkimer County]
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      • Herkimer [Herkimer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Minden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,259 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herkimer<6>
    • Johnstown [Fulton County]
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      • Johnstown [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Minden
      • 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.
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    • Little Falls [Herkimer County]
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      • Little Falls [Herkimer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Minden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,596 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Little Falls<6>
    • Cobleskill [Schoharie County]
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      • Cobleskill [Schoharie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Minden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobleskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobleskill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cobleskill<6>
    • Mohawk [Montgomery County]
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      • Mohawk [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Minden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mohawk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mohawk
    • Otsego [Otsego County]
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      • Otsego [Otsego County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Minden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Otsego have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otsego

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minden ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Montgomery County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Minden. 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 have 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 Minden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Minden) 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 Minden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MindenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9228, Longitude: -74.6935       In this case, the coordinates for Minden 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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