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Welcome to Minerva ...

The Town of Minerva is located in Essex County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Minerva has a population of 768 people<3> (see below for details).

Minerva is 1,490 feet [454 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Minerva lies within the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minerva had an population of 768 people. This is a decrease of 5.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Minerva had a population of 809 people. This makes Minerva the county's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 809 people, the population of Minerva increased 1.63% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 796 people).

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

Communities near Minerva ...

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

  • Chester [Warren County]
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    • Chester [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Minerva
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,249 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
  • Johnsburg [Warren County]
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    • Johnsburg [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Minerva
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnsburg
  • Schroon [Essex County]
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    • Schroon [Essex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Minerva
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,561 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schroon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schroon
  • Horicon [Warren County]
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    • Horicon [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Minerva
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,342 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horicon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horicon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Indian Lake [Hamilton County]
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      • Indian Lake [Hamilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Minerva
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,240 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Lake
    • Newcomb [Essex County]
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      • Newcomb [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Minerva
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newcomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcomb
    • North Hudson [Essex County]
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      • North Hudson [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Minerva
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hudson
    • Minerva [Essex County]
    • Loch Muller [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loch Muller
      • Loch Muller [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Minerva
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loch Muller
    • Newcomb [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newcomb
      • Newcomb [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Minerva
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newcomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcomb<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minerva ...

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

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About Essex County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Essex County: www.co.essex.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 Essex, 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 Minerva.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minerva - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Minerva) 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 Minerva. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MinervaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minerva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8531, Longitude: -74.0529       In this case, the coordinates for Minerva 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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