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Encyclopedia > Albany County, New York
Albany County, New York
Seal of Albany County, New York
Seal (Detail)
Map of New York highlighting Albany County
Location in the state of New York
Formed November 1, 1683
Seat Albany
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,381 km² (533 mi²)
25 km² (10 mi²) 1.83% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

294,565
217/km² 
Official Website
www.albanycounty.com
For other places with this name see Albany.

Albany County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York, generally located in the vicinity of Albany, New York, the capital of New York State. Albany is also the county seat of Albany County. The name is from the title of the Duke of York and Albany, who became James II of England. As of 2000, the population is 294,565. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Map_of_New_York_highlighting_Albany_County. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Albany County, New York Founded Incorporated 1614 1686  County Albany County Borough Parrish Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Area  - Total  - Water 56. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... The name Albany is an ancient and literary name for Scotland, north of the Firth of Forth (east) and Firth of Clyde (west). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Empire State Official languages None. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Albany County, New York Founded Incorporated 1614 1686  County Albany County Borough Parrish Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Area  - Total  - Water 56. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... James II of England and VII of Scotland ( 14 October 1633–16 September 1701 ) became King of England, King of Scots, and King of Ireland from 6 February 1685. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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History

Albany County was one of the original twelve counties created by the Province of New York in 1683. At that time it included all of the present State of Vermont, all of New York State north of the counties of Dutchess and Ulster, and theoretically stretched west to the Pacific Ocean. The Province of New York was an English colony that existed roughly where the State of New York does now. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas (R) Senators Patrick Leahy (D) Jim Jeffords (I) Official language(s) None Area 24,923 km² (43th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1683 Seat Poughkeepsie Area  - Total  - Water 2,138 km² (825 mi²) 62 km² (24 mi²) 2. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1683 Seat Kingston Area  - Total  - Water 3,006 km² (1,161 mi²) 89 km² (34 mi²) 2. ...


On July 3, 1766, Cumberland County was created from a part of Albany County now in Vermont, followed on March 16, 1770 by Gloucester County, also now in Vermont. July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Cumberland County, New York was a former county in the Province of New York that became part of the state of Vermont. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas (R) Senators Patrick Leahy (D) Jim Jeffords (I) Official language(s) None Area 24,923 km² (43th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 1770 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Gloucester County, New York is a former county in New York that became part of the state of Vermont. ...


Then, on March 12, 1772, Albany County was divided into the counties of Albany, Tryon (now Montgomery), and Charlotte (now Washington). From 1772 to 1786 Albany County included, besides the present territory of Albany County, all of the present Columbia, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties, parts of the present Greene and Washington Counties, and a piece of what is now southwestern Vermont. March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Tryon County, New York was a county in New York, part of the Province of New York, named after Governor William Tryon. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Charlotte County in the colonial Province of New York was created in 1772 from Albany County. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of New York. ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Rensselaer County is a county in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1791 Seat Ballston Spa Area  - Total  - Water 2,185 km² (844 mi²) 83 km² (32 mi²) 3. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1809 Seat Schenectady Area  - Total  - Water 543 km² (210 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 1. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of New York. ...


In 1786, Columbia County was split off from Albany County. 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1786 Seat Hudson Area  - Total  - Water 1,679 km² (648 mi²) 32 km² (13 mi²) 1. ...


In 1791, Rensselaer and Saratoga Counties were split off from Albany County. Also the Town of Cambridge was transferred to Washington County. 1791 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Rensselaer County is a county in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1791 Seat Ballston Spa Area  - Total  - Water 2,185 km² (844 mi²) 83 km² (32 mi²) 3. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of New York. ...


In 1795, Schoharie County was created from parts of Albany and Otsego Counties. 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Schoharie County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Otsego County is a county located in the state of New York, USA. The 2003 population estimate was 62,196, a 2. ...


In 1800, Greene County was created from parts of Albany and Ulster Counties. 1800 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Greene County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1683 Seat Kingston Area  - Total  - Water 3,006 km² (1,161 mi²) 89 km² (34 mi²) 2. ...


In 1809, Schenectady County was split off from Albany County. 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1809 Seat Schenectady Area  - Total  - Water 543 km² (210 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 1. ...


Geography

Albany County is in the east central part of New York State, extending southward and westward from the point where the Mohawk River joins the Hudson. Its eastern boundary is the Hudson River; a portion of its northern boundary is the Mohawk River. For other uses, see Mohawk River (disambiguation) The Mohawk River is a major waterway in north-central New York. ... View of the Hudson in the 1880s showing Jersey City The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, is a river running mainly through New York State but partly forming the boundary between the states of New York and New Jersey. ...


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,381 km² (533 mi²). 1,356 km² (523 mi²) of it is land and 25 km² (10 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.83% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


The terrain of the county ranges from flat near the Hudson and Mohawks to high and hilly to the southwest, where the Catskills begin. The highest point is one of several summits near Henry Hill at approximately 2,160 feet (658 m) above sea level; the lowest point is slightly above sea level along the Hudson. Catskill Escarpment and Blackhead Range as seen from Overlook Mountain The Catskill Mountains, a natural area in New York State northwest of New York City and southwest of Albany, are not, despite their popular name, true geological mountains, but rather a mature dissected plateau, an uplifted region that was subsequently...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 294,565 people, 120,512 households, and 70,981 families residing in the county. The population density is 217/km² (563/mi²). There are 129,972 housing units at an average density of 96/km² (248/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 83.19% White, 11.08% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.75% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.05% from other races, and 1.70% from two or more races. 3.08% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 120,512 households out of which 27.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.20% are married couples living together, 12.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 41.10% are non-families. 33.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 2.99. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 22.60% under the age of 18, 11.30% from 18 to 24, 28.80% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 91.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $42,935, and the median income for a family is $56,724. Males have a median income of $39,838 versus $30,127 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,345. 10.60% of the population and 7.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.90% of those under the age of 18 and 7.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Educational institutions

Albany College of Pharmacy, State University of New York at Albany, Saint Rose College, Sage College. The Albany College of Pharmacy is a private, specialized college in Albany, New York. ... University at Albany Sapientia et sua et docendi causa (Wisdom both for its own sake and for the sake of teaching) The University at Albany, located in Albany, New York, USA, is a university center of the State University of New York. ... The Sage Colleges are three related colleges in New York. ...





North: Mohawk River
Schenectady and
Saratoga Counties
West: Schoharie County Albany County East: Hudson River
Rensselaer County
South: Greene County

For other uses, see Mohawk River (disambiguation) The Mohawk River is a major waterway in north-central New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1809 Seat Schenectady Area  - Total  - Water 543 km² (210 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 1. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1791 Seat Ballston Spa Area  - Total  - Water 2,185 km² (844 mi²) 83 km² (32 mi²) 3. ... Schoharie County is a county located in the state of New York. ... View of the Hudson in the 1880s showing Jersey City The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, is a river running mainly through New York State but partly forming the boundary between the states of New York and New Jersey. ... Rensselaer County is a county in the state of New York. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of New York. ...

External links

Flag of New York State of New York
Capital: Albany
Regions:

Adirondack Mountains | Capital District | Catskill Mountains | Central | Finger Lakes | The Holland Purchase | Hudson Valley | Long Island | Mohawk Valley | North Country | Shawangunks | Southern Tier | Upstate | Western State flag of New York. ... State nickname: The Empire State Official languages None. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Albany County, New York Founded Incorporated 1614 1686  County Albany County Borough Parrish Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Area  - Total  - Water 56. ... Eagle Lake, Adirondack region The Adirondack mountain range is a group of mountains in the northeastern part of New York that runs through Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, and Warren counties. ... The Capital District (or Capital-Saratoga Area) is an unofficial term used to refer to a four-county area of eastern New York. ... Catskill Escarpment and Blackhead Range as seen from Overlook Mountain The Catskill Mountains, a natural area in New York State northwest of New York City and southwest of Albany, are not, despite their popular name, true geological mountains, but rather a mature dissected plateau, an uplifted region that was subsequently... Central New York is a term used to describe the central region of Upstate New York, roughly including the following counties and cities: The region has a population of about 1,112,646. ... New Yorks Finger Lakes The Finger Lakes are glacially formed lakes in upstate New York, mainly linear in shape, each lake oriented on a north-south axis. ... Map of the Holland Purchase The Holland Land Company was formed in 1796 by Wilheim Willink and a group of fellow Dutch bankers to purchase from Robert Morris a large tract of land in what is now western New York State, an area later known as the Holland Purchase. ... The Hudson Valley refers to the canyon of the Hudson River and its adjacent communities in New York State, generally from northern Westchester County northward to the city of Albany. ... The four counties of Long Island. ... The six-county Mohawk Valley Region of the USA includes the industrialized cities of Utica and Rome, along with other smaller commercial centers. ... The North Country describes the extreme northern frontier of the United States state of New York, bordering Lake Ontario, the Saint Lawrence River (across from the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec), Vermont, and the Adirondack Mountains. ... Castle Point in the Shawangunks The Shawangunk Ridge (also known as the Shawangunk Mountains, or The Gunks) is a ridge of mountains in Ulster County, Sullivan County and Orange County in the state of New York, extending from the northernmost point of New Jersey to the Catskill Mountains. ... The Southern Tier is a geographical term that refers to the counties of upstate New York State west of the Catskill Mountains along the northern border of Pennsylvania, with the exception of the counties in the far west of the state near the city of Buffalo. ... Upstate New York is the region of New York State outside of the core of the New York metropolitan area. ... Western New York refers to the westernmost counties of New York State, roughly the area included in the Holland Purchase. ...

Major metros:

Albany | Binghamton | Buffalo | New York | Rochester | Syracuse | Utica Motto: Nickname: Location in Albany County, New York Founded Incorporated 1614 1686  County Albany County Borough Parrish Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Area  - Total  - Water 56. ... Binghamton is a city in upstate New York in the United States. ... Aerial view of downtown Buffalo, New York Buffalo is an American city in western New York. ... The metropolitan area of New York City, also called Greater New York or Greater New York City is defined by the U.S. Census as the New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT Metropolitan Statistical Area based on broad social and economic integration, which is divided into... A portion of Rochesters skyline, looking north along the Genesee River from the Ford Street Bridge. ... Clinton Square in Downtown Syracuse Syracuse is an American city in Central New York. ... This article is about Utica in New York, USA. For other places with this name, see Utica. ...

Smaller cities:

Amsterdam | Auburn | Batavia | Canandaigua | Corning | Cortland | Dunkirk | Elmira | Geneva | Glen Cove | Glens Falls | Gloversville | Goshen | Hornell | Hudson | Ilion | Ithaca | Jamestown | Johnstown | Kingston | Lockport | Malone | Massena | Middletown | New Paltz | Newark | Ogdensburg | Olean | Oneida | Oneonta | Oswego | Plattsburgh | Port Jervis | Poughkeepsie | Rome | Saratoga Springs | Saugerties | Schenectady | Troy | Warwick | Watertown Amsterdam is a city located in Montgomery County, New York. ... Auburn is a city located in Cayuga County, New York, United States of America. ... Batavia is a city located in USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 16,256. ... Canandaigua is a city located in Ontario County, New York, USA, of which it is the county seat. ... Corning is a city located in Steuben County, New York, United States. ... Cortland is a city in Cortland County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 18,740. ... Power plant along Lake Erie in Dunkirk Dunkirk is a city located in Chautauqua County, New York. ... Elmira is a city located in Chemung County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 30,940. ... Geneva is a city located in Ontario County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 13,617. ... Glen Cove is a city located in Nassau County, New York. ... Glens Falls is a city located in Warren County, New York. ... Gloversville is a city located in Fulton County, New York. ... Goshen is a town located in Orange County, New York. ... Hornell is a city located in Steuben County, New York, about 56 miles south of Rochester, New York. ... Hudson is a city located in Columbia County, New York. ... Ilion is a village located in Herkimer County, New York. ... It has been suggested that Ithaca Commons be merged into this article or section. ... Jamestown is a city located in Chautauqua County, New York in the USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 31,730. ... Johnstown is a city located in Fulton County, New York. ... Kingston is a city located in Ulster County, New York, United States. ... Lockport is a city located in Niagara County, New York. ... Malone is a town located in Franklin County, New York. ... Massena is a town located in St. ... Middletown is a city located in Orange County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 25,388. ... New Paltz is a town located in Ulster County, New York. ... Newark is a village located in Wayne County, New York. ... Ogdensburg is a city located in St. ... Olean is a city located in Cattaraugus County, New York. ... Oneida is a city located in Madison County, New York. ... The City of Oneonta is located within the Town of Oneonta in Otsego County, New York. ... Oswego is a city located in Oswego County, New York. ... Plattsburgh is a city located in Clinton County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 18,816. ... Port Jervis is a city located in Orange County in the U.S. state of New York. ... Poughkeepsie City of Poughkeepsie Town of Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie, Arkansas This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Rome is a city located in Oneida County, New York. ... For the city in Utah, see Saratoga Springs, Utah Saratoga Springs is a city located in Saratoga County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 26,186. ... Saugerties is a town located in Ulster County, New York. ... Union Colleges Nott Memorial, one of the most recognized buildings in Schenectady Schenectady is a city located in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. ... Looking out on Broadway in downtown Troy. ... Warwick is a village located in Orange County, New York. ... Watertown is a city located in Jefferson County, New York. ...

Counties:

Albany | Allegany | Bronx | Broome | Cattaraugus | Cayuga | Chautauqua | Chemung | Chenango | Clinton | Columbia | Cortland | Delaware | Dutchess | Erie | Essex | Franklin | Fulton | Genesee | Greene | Hamilton | Herkimer | Jefferson | Kings (Brooklyn) | Lewis | Livingston | Madison | Monroe | Montgomery | Nassau | New York (Manhattan) | Niagara | Oneida | Onondaga | Ontario | Orange | Orleans | Oswego | Otsego | Putnam | Queens | Rensselaer | Richmond (Staten Island) | Rockland | Saint Lawrence | Saratoga | Schenectady | Schoharie | Schuyler | Seneca | Steuben | Suffolk | Sullivan | Tioga | Tompkins | Ulster | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Westchester | Wyoming | Yates Allegany County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York City in the United States. ... Broome County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Cattaraugus County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1799 Seat Auburn Area  - Total  - Water 2,237 km² (864 mi²) 441 km² (170 mi²) 19. ... Chautauqua County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Chemung County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Chenango County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Cortland County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Delaware County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1683 Seat Poughkeepsie Area  - Total  - Water 2,138 km² (825 mi²) 62 km² (24 mi²) 2. ... Erie County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Essex County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Fulton County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Genesee County, New York - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Herkimer County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1805 Seat Watertown Area  - Total  - Water 4,810 km² (1,857 mi²) 1,515 km² (585 mi²) 31. ... A map highlighting Brooklyn and the rest of New York City. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1821 Seat Rochester Area  - Total  - Water 3,537 km² (1,366 mi²) 15 km² (6 mi²) 51. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of New York. ... -1... Manhattan Borough,highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1808 Seat Lockport Area  - Total  - Water 2,952 km² (1,140 mi²) 1,598 km² (617 mi²) 54. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1794 Seat Syracuse Area  - Total  - Water 2,087 km² (806 mi²) 66 km² (25 mi²) 3. ... Ontario County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1683 Seat Goshen Area  - Total  - Water 2,172 km² (839 mi²) 58 km² (22 mi²) 2. ... Orleans County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Oswego County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Otsego County is a county located in the state of New York, USA. The 2003 population estimate was 62,196, a 2. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Queens Borough in New York City, in yellow Queens is the largest of the five boroughs of New York City in area. ... Rensselaer County is a county in the state of New York. ... Staten Island lies to the southwest of the rest of New York City. ... Rockland County is a county located in the state of New York. ... St. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1791 Seat Ballston Spa Area  - Total  - Water 2,185 km² (844 mi²) 83 km² (32 mi²) 3. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1809 Seat Schenectady Area  - Total  - Water 543 km² (210 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 1. ... Schoharie County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Schuyler County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Seneca County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Steuben County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1683 Seat Riverhead Area  - Total  - Water 6,146 km² (2,373 mi²) 3,784 km² (1,461 mi²) 61. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Tioga County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Tompkins County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1683 Seat Kingston Area  - Total  - Water 3,006 km² (1,161 mi²) 89 km² (34 mi²) 2. ... Warren County is a county in the state of New York. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Westchester County is a suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Wyoming County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Yates County is a county located in the state of New York. ...


Seal of Albany County Albany County, New York
County seat Albany
Cities Albany | Cohoes | Watervliet
Villages Colonie | Menands | Ravena | Voorheesville
Towns Berne | Bethlehem | Coeymans | Colonie | Green Island | Guilderland | Knox | New Scotland | Rensselaerville | Westerlo
Hamlets/CDPs Delmar | Loudonville | Medusa | Preston-Potter Hollow | Westmere


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Albany County, New York - definition of Albany County, New York in Encyclopedia (727 words)
Albany County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York, generally located in the vicinity of Albany, New York, the capital of New York State.
Albany County is in the east central part of New York State, extending southward and westward from the point where the Mohawk River joins the Hudson.
In the county the population is spread out with 22.60% under the age of 18, 11.30% from 18 to 24, 28.80% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.50% who are 65 years of age or older.
Albany, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1359 words)
Albany is the capital of the state of New York in the United States of America.
The City of Albany lies 145 miles (233 km) north of and slightly east of New York City, and slightly to the south of the juncture of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers.
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