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Welcome to Schodack ...

The Town of Schodack is located in Rensselaer County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Schodack has a population of 13,158 people<3> (see below for details).

Schodack is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Schodack is located in the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schodack had an population of 13,158 people. This is an increase of 2.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Schodack had a population of 12,794 people (or 8.02% of the total population of Rensselaer County). This makes Schodack the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Schodack represents 0.07% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,794 people, the population of Schodack increased 2.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,536 people).

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

Communities near Schodack ...

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

  • Albany (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Schodack and is located in Albany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<6>
  • Colonie (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonie
    • Colonie lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Schodack and is located in Albany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonie
  • Troy (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Schodack and is located in Rensselaer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<6>
  • Guilderland (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilderland
    • Guilderland lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Schodack and is located in Albany County
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilderland
  • Bethlehem (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethlehem
    • Bethlehem lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Schodack and is located in Albany County
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem
  • Cohoes (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cohoes
    • Cohoes lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Schodack and is located in Albany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cohoes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cohoes<6>
  • East Greenbush (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Greenbush
    • East Greenbush lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Schodack and is located in Rensselaer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Greenbush
  • Brunswick (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
    • Brunswick lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Schodack and is located in Rensselaer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,048 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brunswick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
  • North Greenbush (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Greenbush
    • North Greenbush lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Schodack and is located in Rensselaer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,286 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Greenbush
  • Watervliet (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watervliet
    • Watervliet lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Schodack and is located in Albany County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,807 people
    • Former names for Watervliet:
    • Gibbonsville
    • Port Schuyler
    • West Troy
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watervliet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watervliet<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 Schodack. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schodack.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schodack ...

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

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The official website for Rensselaer County: www.rensco.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Rensselaer, 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 Schodack.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schodack - 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' (or 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- Schodack) 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 Schodack. 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 SchodackOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schodack. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5256, Longitude: -73.6851       In this case, the coordinates for Schodack 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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