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Welcome to Port Henry ...

The village of Port Henry is located in the Adirondacks.

Port Henry is located in Essex County.

A typical abbreviation for Port Henry: Prt. Henry

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Port Henry has a population of 1,120 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Port Henry is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Port Henry is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Henry had a population of 1,194 people. This makes Port Henry the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,194 people, the population of Port Henry increased 3.65% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,152 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Port Henry had an population of 1,120 people. This is a decrease of 6.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.78% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Henry.

Communities near Port Henry ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Port Henry and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Crown Point   [Map]   1,927   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ticonderoga   [Map]   4,876   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ticonderoga   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Addison (VT)   [Map]   1,341   E   5 miles [8 km]
Bristol (VT)   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ferrisburg (VT)   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Port Henry.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Port Henry. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Port Henry. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Port Henry. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Port Henry:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Henry ...

Looking for more information about Port Henry? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Port Henry, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Henry.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port Henry. 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: www.ny.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Henry.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Henry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Port Henry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Henry) 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 Port Henry. 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 Port Henry

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Henry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0464, Longitude: -73.4600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Port Henry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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