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Welcome to Rensselaerville ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Rensselaerville has a population of 1,808 people<3> (see below for details).

Rensselaerville is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Rensselaerville is within the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rensselaerville had an population of 1,808 people. This is a decrease of 1.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Rensselaerville had a population of 1,843 people. This makes Rensselaerville the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,843 people, the population of Rensselaerville decreased 3.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,915 people).

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

Communities near Rensselaerville ...

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

  • Guilderland [Albany County]
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    • Guilderland [Albany County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rensselaerville
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Rensselaerville
    • 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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  • New Scotland [Albany County]
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    • New Scotland [Albany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Rensselaerville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Coxsackie [Greene County]
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    • Coxsackie [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Rensselaerville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coxsackie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coeymans [Albany County]
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      • Coeymans [Albany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Rensselaerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coeymans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cairo [Greene County]
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      • Cairo [Greene County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Rensselaerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Cobleskill [Schoharie County]
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      • Cobleskill [Schoharie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Rensselaerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobleskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greenville [Greene County]
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      • Greenville [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Rensselaerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,549 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Middleburgh [Schoharie County]
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      • Middleburgh [Schoharie County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Rensselaerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,544 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Westerlo [Albany County]
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      • Westerlo [Albany County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Rensselaerville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerlo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Rensselaerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rensselaerville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rensselaerville ...

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

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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 Rensselaerville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rensselaerville - 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- Rensselaerville) 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 Rensselaerville. 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 RensselaervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rensselaerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4770, Longitude: -74.1785       In this case, the coordinates for Rensselaerville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

 

 

 

 

 


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