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Welcome to Stephentown Center ...

Stephentown Center is located in Rensselaer County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Stephentown Center: Stephentown Ctr. (or less commonly used: Stephentown Cen., Stephentown Cent. or Stephentown Cntr.)

Stephentown Center is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Stephentown Center is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

Websites for Stephentown Center ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.renscochamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Stephentown Center, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Stephentown Center ...

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

  • Albany
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Stephentown Center.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<5>
  • Troy
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    • Troy lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Stephentown Center.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
  • Pittsfield
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    • Pittsfield lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Stephentown Center.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 41,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsfield
  • East Greenbush
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    • East Greenbush lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Stephentown Center.
    • 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
  • Schodack
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    • Schodack lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Stephentown Center.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schodack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schodack
  • Brunswick
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    • Brunswick lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Stephentown Center.
    • 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 Adams
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    • North Adams lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Stephentown Center.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Adams
  • North Greenbush
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Greenbush
    • North Greenbush lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Stephentown Center.
    • 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
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watervliet
    • Watervliet lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Stephentown Center.
    • 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<5>
  • Rensselaer
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rensselaer
    • Rensselaer lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Stephentown Center.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,142 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rensselaer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rensselaer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rensselaer<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stephentown Center ...

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

Adding Stephentown Center to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stephentown Center 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 Stephentown Center was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Stephentown Center on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stephentown Center. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stephentown Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stephentown Center) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephentown Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5654, Longitude: -73.4104       In this case, the coordinates for Stephentown Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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