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Welcome to Plattsburgh ...

The Town of Plattsburgh is located in Clinton County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Plattsburgh has a population of 11,949 people<3> (see below for details).

Plattsburgh is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Plattsburgh: (518)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plattsburgh had an population of 11,949 people. This is an increase of 0.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Plattsburgh had a population of 11,870 people (or 14.45% of the total population of Clinton County). This makes Plattsburgh the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Plattsburgh represents 0.06% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 208th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,870 people, the population of Plattsburgh increased 6.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,190 people).

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

Communities near Plattsburgh ...

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

  • Colchester [Chittenden County]
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    • Colchester [Chittenden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Plattsburgh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colchester
  • Milton [Chittenden County]
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    • Milton [Chittenden County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Plattsburgh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,829 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
  • Peru [Clinton County]
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    • Peru [Clinton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Plattsburgh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,917 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peru have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peru
  • Saint Albans [Franklin County]
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    • Saint Albans [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Plattsburgh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,501 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Albans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Albans
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Champlain [Clinton County]
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      • Champlain [Clinton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Plattsburgh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,614 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champlain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champlain
    • Georgia [Franklin County]
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      • Georgia [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Plattsburgh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dannemora [Clinton County]
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      • Dannemora [Clinton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Plattsburgh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,468 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dannemora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dannemora
    • Chazy [Clinton County]
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      • Chazy [Clinton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Plattsburgh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chazy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chazy
    • Saranac [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saranac
      • Saranac [Clinton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Plattsburgh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,928 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saranac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saranac
    • Dannemora [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dannemora
      • Dannemora [Clinton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Plattsburgh
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,524 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dannemora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dannemora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dannemora<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 Plattsburgh. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Plattsburgh.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plattsburgh ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clinton County: www.co.clinton.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 Clinton, 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 Plattsburgh.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plattsburgh - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plattsburgh) 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 Plattsburgh. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PlattsburghOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plattsburgh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.6978, Longitude: -73.4854       In this case, the coordinates for Plattsburgh 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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