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For the city in Utah, see Saratoga Springs, Utah // History Early history Native Americans have lived in Utah for several thousand years; most archeological evidence dates such habitation about 10,000 to 12,000 years ago. ... Saratoga Springs is a town located in Utah County, 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. The name arised from its location in Saratoga County and the presence of springs in the community. City lights from space. ... Saratoga County is a county located in the state of New York. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A natural spring. ...


The City of Saratoga Springs is in the north-east part of the county.

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History

The first settler arrived around 1776. Saratoga Springs was established as a town in 1819 from a western portion of the Town of Saratoga. Its principal community was incorporated as a village in 1826 and the entire region became a city in 1915. 1819 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Saratoga is a town located in Saratoga County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,141. ... 1826 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


In the 19th Century, the community became famous as a spa. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also spa SPA can refer to: Saudi Press Agency School of Planning and architecture is Indias premier Architecture and city-planning institutions. ...


Geography

The city is at the northwest end of Saratoga Lake. The Northway (Interstate 87) and US Route 9 pass by the town. Interstate 87 is a 346 mile (558 km) intrastate interstate highway located entirely within the state of New York. ... United States Highway 9 is a north-south United States highway in the states of Delaware, New Jersey, and New York in the United States. ...


Saratoga Springs is located at 43°4'31" North, 73°46'57" West (43.075337, -73.782422)1. 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. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 75.3 km² (29.1 mi²). 73.6 km² (28.4 mi²) of it is land and 1.6 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.17% 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 (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 26,186 people, 10,784 households, and 5,985 families residing in the city. The population density is 355.6/km² (921.1/mi²). There are 11,584 housing units at an average density of 157.3/km² (407.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.53% White, 3.11% African American, 0.24% Native American, 1.03% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 1.41% from two or more races. 1.85% 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. ...


There are 10,784 households out of which 25.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% are married couples living together, 9.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.5% are non-families. 35.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.21 and the average family size is 2.88. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 19.4% under the age of 18, 15.5% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $45,130, and the median income for a family is $59,281. Males have a median income of $39,573 versus $29,439 for females. The per capita income for the city is $26,250. 8.8% of the population and 5.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.0% of those under the age of 18 and 5.7% 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. ...


Additional facts about Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs is the home of Skidmore College; Saratoga Race Course; the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (summer home of the renowned New York City Ballet and Philadelphia Orchestra); 11 museums; Saratoga Polo; Saratoga Gaming and Raceway (which includes a video gaming facility, the "racino"); and more than 20 golf courses. Skidmore College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Saratoga Springs, New York. ... Saratoga Race Course is a famous horse-racing track in Saratoga Springs, New York. ... A museum is typically a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits, for purposes of study, education enjoyment, the tangible and intangible evidence of people and their environment. ... Polo (also known as Cho-gan) is a team game played on a field with one goal for each team. ...


The city is also notable for its vibrant night life, especially during the summer racing season. Its Caffè Lena introduced a young Bob Dylan to the world. Arlo Guthrie played the Caffè early in his career and has returned for occasional Caffè benefits. Singer Don McLean is said to have composed his "American Pie" sitting at a table in the Tin & Lint, a bar on Caroline Street. A plaque marks the table today. Portrait photograph of Bob Dylan taken by Daniel Kramer Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman May 24, 1941) is a highly influential American songwriter, musician, and poet. ... A press photo of Arlo Guthrie. ... Cover of the American Pie album. ... American Pie is a famous song written and performed by Don McLean, from his 1971 album of the same name. ...


Notable personalities hailing from Saratoga Springs include writer Frank Sullivan, golfer Dottie Pepper, drummer for the group Train Scott Underwood, and actors David Hyde Pierce and Scott Valentine. It is the home of author and social critic James Howard Kunstler. Dottie Pepper (b. ... Train is a Grammy winning modern rock band, formed in San Francisco, USA in 1994. ... David Hyde Pierce David Hyde Pierce (born April 3, 1959) is an American actor, best known for the role of Dr. Niles Crane on the sitcom Frasier. ... Scott Valentine (June 3, 1958 in Saratoga Springs, New York) is an American actor. ... James Howard Kunstler (born 1948) is an American author and social critic. ...


Saratoga is also home to Yaddo, a 400-acre artists' community, founded by Spencer Trask and his wife Katrina. Since its inception in 1900, Yaddo has been home to 60 Pulitzer Prize winning authors and one Nobel Prize winner. Yaddo was founded as a nonprofit organization in 1900 by the financier Spencer Trask and his wife Katrina, herself a poet, Nichols Trask, and philanthropist George Foster Peabody. ... Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from the revision dated 2005-04-13, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ...


Disney World also has a resort called the Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa, based off this town. Cinderella Castle, at the center of the Magic Kingdom, is Walt Disney World Resorts most recognizable icon Introduction Owned and operated by The Walt Disney Company, the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, USA is home to four theme parks, three water parks, several resort hotels and golf courses...


Sister Cities

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Saratoga County, New York
County seat Ballston Spa
Incorporated Cities Mechanicville | Saratoga Springs
Villages Ballston Spa | Corinth | Galway | Round Lake | Schuylerville | South Glens Falls | Stillwater | Victory | Waterford
Towns Ballston | Charlton | Clifton Park | Corinth | Day | Edinburg | Galway | Greenfield | Hadley | Halfmoon | Malta | Moreau | Northumberland | Providence | Saratoga | Stillwater | Waterford | Wilton

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