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Plattsburgh, New York
Welcome to Plattsburgh ...
The city of Plattsburgh is located in the Adirondacks.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Plattsburgh has a population of 19,696 people<1> (see below for details).
The community of Plattsburgh was established in 1785.
Plattsburgh is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Plattsburgh lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Plattsburgh: (518)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Plattsburgh had a population of 19,989 people (which is 24.34% of the total population of Clinton County). This makes Plattsburgh the county's most populous community.
The population of Plattsburgh represents 0.1% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 19,989 people, the population of Plattsburgh increased 6.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,816 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Plattsburgh had an population of 19,696 people. This is a decrease of 1.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.68% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Plattsburgh.
Communities near Plattsburgh ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Plattsburgh and not the distance if driven.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Plattsburgh.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Plattsburgh, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Plattsburgh.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Clinton County: www.co.clinton.ny.us/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2019