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Encyclopedia > Dunsbach Ferry, New York

Dunsbach Ferry is an Upstate New York hamlet in northern Albany County that now stands in the shadows of the Thaddeus Kosciusko Bridge (also known as "The Twin Bridges", where Interstate 87 crosses the Mohawk River. It is located in the Town of Colonie. While Colonie's hamlets do not have specifically demarcated borders, Dunsbach Ferry is generally considered to include the areas along the Mohawk River from the west end of Island View Road to the Colonie Town Park. It is accessible by road from the Colonie hamlets of Boght Corners, Crescent Station, and Latham. There are numerous private and public docks and landings between the Twin Bridges and the Colonie Town Park. Dunsbach Ferry was once an important river crossing and a stop on the Troy & Schenectady (T&S) Branch of the New York Central Railroad. Upstate New York is the region of New York State outside of the core of the New York metropolitan area. ... A hamlet is (usually — see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ... 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. ... Interstate 87 (abbreviated I-87) is a 346 mile (558 km) intrastate interstate highway located entirely within the state of New York. ... For other uses, see Mohawk River (disambiguation) The Mohawk River is a major waterway in north-central New York. ... Colonie is a town located in Albany County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 79,258. ... For other uses, see Mohawk River (disambiguation) The Mohawk River is a major waterway in north-central New York. ... Boght Corners is an Upstate New York hamlet in northern Albany County that straddles U.S. Route 9. ... Crescent Station is an Upstate New York hamlet in northern Albany County that straddles U.S. Route 9. ... Latham New York is a small, peaceful town in upstate New York outside of Albany. ... 1918 map The New York Central Railroad (AAR reporting mark NYC), known simply as the New York Central in its publicity, was a railroad operating in the North-Eastern United States. ...


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  • Town of Colonie (includes Dunsbach Ferry)
  • The Troy and Schenectady Branch


Seal of Albany County Albany County, New York
County seat Albany
Cities Albany | Cohoes | Watervliet
Villages Altamont | Colonie | Menands | Ravena | Voorheesville
Towns Berne | Bethlehem | Coeymans | Colonie | Green Island | Guilderland | Knox | New Scotland | Rensselaerville | Westerlo
Hamlets/CDPs Boght Corners | Coeymans | Crescent Station | Delmar | Dunsbach Ferry | Elsmere | Feura Bush | Glenmont | Latham | Loudonville | Medusa | Preston-Potter Hollow | Selkirk | Slingerlands | Verdoy | Westmere

 
 

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