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Encyclopedia > Clinton County, New York

Clinton County is a county located in the state of New York. As of 2000, the population is 79,894. Its name is in honor of the first Governor of New York as a state, George Clinton. Its county seat is Plattsburgh. Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the 50 states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of the Governors of New York. ... This page is for the Vice President George Clinton. ... A county seat is a town which is the capital of a county. ... Plattsburgh, New York refers to two locations in Clinton County, New York: City of Plattsburgh Town of Plattsburgh This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

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History

When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present Clinton County was part of Albany County. This was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean. This county was reduced in size on July 3, 1766 by the creation of Cumberland County, and further on March 16, 1770 by the creation of Gloucester County, both containing territory now in Vermont. On March 12, 1772, what was left of Albany County was split into three parts, one remaining under the name Albany County. One of the other pieces, Charlotte County, contained the eastern portion. Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... 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. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... July 3rd 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. ... 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. ... 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). ... Charlotte County in the colonial Province of New York was created in 1772 from Albany County. ...


In 1784, the name "Charlotte County" was changed to Washington County to honor George Washington, the American Revolutionary War general and later President of the United States of America. 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Washington County is a county located in the state of New York. ... This article is about George Washingtons general life. ... The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was a war fought primarily between Great Britain and revolutionaries within the thirteen North American colonies. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ...


In 1788, Clinton County was split off from Washington County. This was a much larger area than the present Clinton County, including several other counties or county parts of the present New York State. 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1799, Essex County was split off from Clinton County. 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Essex County is a county located in the state of New York. ...


In 1802, parts of Clinton, Herkimer, and Montgomery Counties were taken to form the new St. Lawrence County. 1802 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Herkimer County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of New York. ... St. ...


In 1808, Franklin County was split off from Clinton County. 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of New York. ...


Geography

Clinton County is in the northeastern part of New York State, just west of Vermont and south of the Canadian province of Quebec. The eastern boundary of Clinton County is Lake Champlain, which serves as the New York-Vermont border. The Ausable River forms part of the south county line. State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... ... Landsat photo Lake Champlain, named for the French explorer Samuel de Champlain, who encountered it 1609, is a large lake in North America, mostly within the borders of the United States (states of Vermont and New York) but partially situated across the US-Canada border in Quebec, Canada. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... The Au Sable River in the U.S. state of New York runs from the Adirondack Mountains and flows past the town of Lake Placid, to empty into Lake Champlain a few miles east of Keeseville, New York. ...


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,895 km² (1,118 mi²). 2,691 km² (1,039 mi²) of it is land and 204 km² (79 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 7.04% 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. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


The southwest part of the county is in the Adirondack State Park. The Adirondack State Park, also known as the Adirondack Park is a large state park in northeast New York. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 79,894 people, 29,423 households, and 19,272 families residing in the county. The population density is 30/km² (77/mi²). There are 33,091 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (32/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 93.33% White, 3.58% Black or African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.10% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 2.46% 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). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} 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. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 29,423 households out of which 32.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.00% are married couples living together, 10.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.50% are non-families. 26.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.47 and the average family size is 2.98. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 12.40% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 104.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 104.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $37,028, and the median income for a family is $45,732. Males have a median income of $33,788 versus $25,520 for females. The per capita income for the county is $17,946. 13.90% of the population and 9.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.30% of those under the age of 18 and 11.40% 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 number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities, Towns, Villages, and other locations

=> Labels in parentheses are official political designations.

Altona is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Au Sable Forks is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Jay in Essex County, New York, but some of the developed area is inside Clinton County, New York. ... Au Sable, or Ausable, is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Beekmantown is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Black Brook is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Champlain is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Champlain is a village located in Clinton County, New York. ... Chazy is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Clinton is a town in Clinton County, New York. ... Cumberland Head is a census-designated place and region of the Town of Plattsburgh located in Clinton County, New York. ... Dannemora is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Dannemora is a village located primarily in the Town of Dannemora in Clinton County, New York. ... Ellenburg is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Keeseville is a village located in Clinton County, New York and in Essex County, New York. ... Lyon Mountain is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Dannemora in Clinton County, New York. ... Mooers is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Morrisonville is a census-designated place and hamlet located in Clinton County, New York. ... Parc is a census-designated place and community located in Clinton County, New York. ... Plattsburgh West is a census-designated place and region of the Town of Plattsburgh located in Clinton County, New York. ... Plattsburgh is a city located in Clinton County, New York. ... Plattsburgh is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Redford is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in the Town of Saranac located in Clinton County, New York. ... Rouses Point is a village located in Clinton County, New York. ... Saranac is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ... Schuyler Falls is a town located in Clinton County, New York. ...

Clinton County Information

The State University of New York at Plattsburgh is located in the City of Plattsburgh. The State University of New York at Plattsburgh (also known as SUNY Plattsburgh or Plattsburgh State) is a public liberal arts university in Plattsburgh, New York. ... Plattsburgh is a city located in Clinton County, New York. ...


Adjacent counties and locations

The northern boundary of Clinton County is shared with the Province of Quebec in Canada. The western boundary abuts Franklin County, and the southern boundary is shared with Essex County. Clinton county and the State of Vermont share the eastern boundary along with Lake Champlain. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Essex County is a county located in the state of New York. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas Official languages None Area 24,923 km² (45th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... Landsat photo Lake Champlain, named for the French explorer Samuel de Champlain, who encountered it 1609, is a large lake in North America, mostly within the borders of the United States (states of Vermont and New York) but partially situated across the US-Canada border in Quebec, Canada. ...


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State of New York
State flag of New York. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ...

Capital:

Albany Albany is the capital of the state of New York in the United States of America. ...

Regions:

Adirondack Mountains | Capital District | Catskill Mountains | Central | Finger Lakes | The Holland Purchase | Hudson Valley | Long Island | Mohawk Valley | Shawangunks | Southern Tier | Upstate | Western Eagle Lake, Adirondack region The Adirondack mountain range are a group of mountains in north-eastern New York, USA, which extend into 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 are an extension of the Appalachian Mountains into New York State. ... 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. ... Image of Long Island taken by NASA. Long Island, part of New York State, is an island off the North American coast, some 118 miles (190 km) long, and from 12 to 20 miles (32 km) wide, extending from New York Harbor into the North Atlantic Ocean. ... The six-county Mohawk Valley Region of the USA includes the industrialized cities of Utica and Rome, along with other smaller commercial centers. ... External links Shawangunk home page http://www. ... 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 Albany is the capital of the state of New York in the United States of America. ... Binghamton is a city in upstate New York in the United States. ... Buffalo, also known as the Queen city, and the City of Good Neighbors, 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... Rochester, also known as both The Flower City, and The Flour City, is a city in Monroe County, New York, United States. ... Clinton Square in Downtown Syracuse Syracuse is a city located in Onondaga County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city had a total population of 147,306, and its metropolitan area had a population of 732,117. ... 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 | Kingston | Lockport | Malone | Massena | Middletown | New Paltz | Newark | Ogdensburg | Olean | Oneida | Oneonta | Oswego | Plattsburgh | Port Jervis | Poughkeepsie | Riverhead | Rome | Saratoga Springs | Warwick | Watertown Amsterdam, New York is the name of two locations in Montgomery County, New York. ... Auburn is a city located in Cayuga County, New York. ... Batavia is a city located in USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 16,256. ... There are two local governmental bodies known as Canandaigua and both are in Ontario County, New York. ... Corning, New York is the name of two places in Steuben County, New York, although it most frequently means the City of Corning. ... Cortland is a city in Cortland County, New York. ... 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. ... 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, New York is a village and a town in Orange County, New York in the USA. Town of Goshen Village of Goshen This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 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. ... The city of Ithaca (named for the Greek island of Ithaca in Homers Odyssey) sits on the southern shores of Cayuga Lake, in Central New York. ... For other places with this name, see Jamestown. ... Kingston is a city located in Ulster County, New York, United States. ... Lockport, New York refers to both a city and a town in Niagara County, New York, near Niagara Falls and Buffalo. ... Malone, New York is the name of two locations in Franklin County, New York. ... There are two places named Massena in St. ... Middletown is the name of some places in the U.S. state of New York: Middletown, Delaware County, New York Middletown, Orange County, New York This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... New Paltz is both a village and town in the U.S. state of New York: New Paltz (town), New York New Paltz (village), New York This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... 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. ... Oneonta is a city located in Otsego County, New York. ... Oswego is a city located in Oswego County, New York. ... Plattsburgh, New York refers to two locations in Clinton County, New York: City of Plattsburgh Town of Plattsburgh This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Port Jervis is a city located in Orange County in the U.S. state of New York. ... Poughkeepsie is a name referring to two locations in Dutchess County, New York. ... The Riverhead is a hamlet in the Town of Riverhead in Suffolk County, New York. ... Rome is a city located in Oneida County, New York. ... Saratoga Springs is a city located in Saratoga County, New York. ... Warwick is a village located in Orange County, New York. ... Watertown is a town 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 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. ... Allegany County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of [[New Bronx from the island of Manhattan. ... 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. ... Cayuga County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... 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. ... Cortland County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Delaware County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Dutchess County is a county located in the state of New York. ... 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 is a county located in the state of New York. ... 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. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of New York. ... The Brooklyn Bridge in 1890, seven years after its opening Kings County in New York State Brooklyn is the most populous of the five boroughs 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. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of New York. ... There is also a Town of Nassau. ... Manhattan is an island bordering the lower Hudson River. ... Niagara County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Oneida County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Onondaga County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Ontario County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Orange County is a county located in the state of New York. ... 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 County in New York State Queens, the most ethnically diverse county in the United States, is geographically the largest of the five boroughs of New York City. ... Rensselaer County is a county in the state of New York. ... Staten Island, shown in an enhanced satellite image Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City, located on an island of the same name on the west side of the Narrows at the entrance of New York Harbor. ... Rockland County is a county located in the state of New York. ... St. ... Saratoga County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Schenectady County is a county located in the state of New York. ... 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. ... For other places named Suffolk, see Suffolk (disambiguation). ... 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. ... Ulster County is a county located in the state of New York. ... 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 an exurban 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. ...


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Clinton County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (727 words)
This was an enormous county, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean.
Clinton County is in the northeastern part of New York State, just west of Vermont and south of the Canadian province of Quebec.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 12.40% from 18 to 24, 30.60% from 25 to 44, 22.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
Herkimer County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (929 words)
The eastern boundary of Tryon County was approximately five miles west of the present city of Schenectady, and the county included the western part of the Adirondack Mountains and the area west of the West Branch of the Delaware River.
Herkimer County is in central New York State, northwest of Albany, and east of Syracuse.
In the county the population is spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
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