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Welcome to Saratoga Springs ...

The city of Saratoga Springs is located in Saratoga County<1>.

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

When the people of Saratoga Springs refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Saratogian<3>

A typical abbreviation for Saratoga Springs: Saratoga Spgs. (or less commonly used: Saratoga Spngs. or Saratoga Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saratoga Springs has a population of 28,212 people<4> (see below for details).

Saratoga Springs was established in 1776.

The community of Saratoga Springs is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Saratoga Springs: (518)

Websites for Saratoga Springs ...

Official Website: www.saratoga-springs.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saratoga Springs had an population of 28,212 people. This is an increase of 6.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saratoga Springs had a population of 26,586 people (or 12.11% of the total population of Saratoga County). This makes Saratoga Springs the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Saratoga Springs represents 0.14% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,586 people, the population of Saratoga Springs increased 1.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,186 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saratoga Springs.

Adding Saratoga Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Saratoga Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Saratoga Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saratoga Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Saratoga Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Saratoga Springs - they are located in California, Kansas, North Dakota, Tennessee and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Saratoga Springs.

Communities near Saratoga Springs ...

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

  • Schenectady [Schenectady County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schenectady
    • Schenectady [Schenectady County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Saratoga Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 65,273 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schenectady
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schenectady<7>
  • Clifton Park [Saratoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Park
    • Clifton Park [Saratoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Saratoga Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,366 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton Park
  • Glenville [Schenectady County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Schenectady County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Saratoga Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,271 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
  • Halfmoon [Saratoga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halfmoon
    • Halfmoon [Saratoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Saratoga Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfmoon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halfmoon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Niskayuna [Schenectady County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niskayuna
      • Niskayuna [Schenectady County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Saratoga Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,365 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
    • Milton [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Saratoga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Saratoga Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,367 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
    • Wilton [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
      • Wilton [Saratoga County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Saratoga Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,918 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
    • Moreau [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moreau
      • Moreau [Saratoga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Saratoga Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,459 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moreau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moreau
    • Glens Falls [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glens Falls
      • Glens Falls [Warren County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Saratoga Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,262 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glens Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glens Falls<7>
    • Ballston [Saratoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballston
      • Ballston [Saratoga County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Saratoga Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ballston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballston

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 Saratoga Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saratoga Springs.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saratoga Springs. Our list includes 49 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Saratoga Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saratoga Springs ...

Looking for more information about Saratoga Springs? 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 Saratoga Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saratoga Springs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within New York

About Saratoga County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saratoga Springs: www.saratoga-springs.org/

The official website for Saratoga County: www.co.saratoga.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 Saratoga, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Saratoga Springs refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Saratoga Springs may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saratoga Springs.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saratoga Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saratoga Springs) 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 Saratoga Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saratoga SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saratoga Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0676, Longitude: -73.7785       In this case, the coordinates for Saratoga Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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