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Welcome to New Scotland ...

The Town of New Scotland is located in Albany County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of New Scotland has a population of 8,624 people<3> (see below for details).

New Scotland is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for New Scotland: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Scotland had an population of 8,624 people. This is a decrease of 0.28% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of New Scotland had a population of 8,648 people. This makes New Scotland the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of New Scotland represents 0.04% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 279th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,648 people, the population of New Scotland has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,626 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Scotland.

Communities near New Scotland ...

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

  • Albany [Albany County]
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    • Albany [Albany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of New Scotland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,429 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<6>
  • Colonie [Albany County]
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    • Colonie [Albany County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of New Scotland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Schenectady [Schenectady County]
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    • Schenectady [Schenectady County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of New Scotland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,231 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schenectady<6>
  • Troy [Rensselaer County]
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    • Troy [Rensselaer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of New Scotland
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,804 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clifton Park [Saratoga County]
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      • Clifton Park [Saratoga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of New Scotland
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Guilderland [Albany County]
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      • Guilderland [Albany County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of New Scotland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,740 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilderland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Bethlehem [Albany County]
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      • Bethlehem [Albany County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of New Scotland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,808 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethlehem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rotterdam [Schenectady County]
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      • Rotterdam [Schenectady County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of New Scotland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rotterdam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Glenville [Schenectady County]
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      • Glenville [Schenectady County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of New Scotland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Niskayuna [Schenectady County]
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      • Niskayuna [Schenectady County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of New Scotland
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niskayuna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 New Scotland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Scotland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Scotland ...

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

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

The official website for Albany County: www.albanycounty.com/

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 Albany, 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 New Scotland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Scotland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- New Scotland) 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 New Scotland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New ScotlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Scotland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6042, Longitude: -73.9398       In this case, the coordinates for New Scotland 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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