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Encyclopedia > Warren County, New York
Warren County, New York
Map
Map of New York highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of New York
Map of the USA highlighting New York
New York's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1813
Seat Lake George
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,413 km² (932 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
162 km² (62 mi²), 6.69%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

63,303
28/km² 
Website: co.warren.ny.us

Warren County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. It is part of the Glens Falls, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population was 63,303. It is named in honor of General Joseph Warren, killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill in the American Revolutionary War. The county seat is Lake George. Image File history File links Warren_County_ny_seal. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... NY redirects here. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_NY.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): New York ... Year 1813 (MDCCCXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lake George is a village located in Warren County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 985. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and 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. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... NY redirects here. ... Glens Falls is a city in Warren County, New York, USA. It is part of the Glens Falls, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and 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. ... Joseph Warren Dr. Joseph Warren (June 11, 1741 – June 17, 1775) was an American doctor and soldier, remembered for playing a leading role in American Patriot organizations in Boston and for his death as a volunteer private soldier while also serving as chief executive of the revolutionary Massachusetts government. ... Numerous places and things are named for this battle, see: Bunker Hill (disambiguation). ... Combatants American Revolutionaries French Monarchy Spanish Empire Dutch Republic Oneida and Tuscarora tribes Polish volunteers Prussian volunteers Kingdom of Great Britain Hessian mercenaries Iroquois Confederacy Loyalists Commanders George Washington Nathanael Greene Gilbert de La Fayette Comte de Rochambeau Bernardo de Gálvez Tadeusz KoÅ›ciuszko Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Sir... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lake George is a village located in Warren County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 985. ...

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History

When counties were established in New York State in 1683, the present Warren County was part of Albany County. This was an enormous county that the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extended westward to the Pacific Ocean. It 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. ... 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. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  Ranked 45th  - Total 9,620 sq mi (24,923 km²)  - Width 80 miles (130 km)  - Length 160 miles (260 km)  - % water 3. ... 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. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in leap years). ... Battle of Chesma, by Ivan Aivazovsky. ... 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). ... Year 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. ... George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799)[1] led Americas Continental Army to victory over Britain in the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), and was later elected the first president of the United States under the U.S. Constitution. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries French Monarchy Spanish Empire Dutch Republic Oneida and Tuscarora tribes Polish volunteers Prussian volunteers Kingdom of Great Britain Hessian mercenaries Iroquois Confederacy Loyalists Commanders George Washington Nathanael Greene Gilbert de La Fayette Comte de Rochambeau Bernardo de Gálvez Tadeusz Kościuszko Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Sir... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ...


In 1788, Washington County was reduced in size by the splitting-off of Clinton 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. Washington County was slightly enlarged by the transfer of the Town of Cambridge from Albany County to Washington County in 1791. 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Cambridge is a town located in Washington County, New York. ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


In 1813, Warren County was split off from Washington County. Year 1813 (MDCCCXIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,413 km² (932 mi²). 2,251 km² (869 mi²) of it is land and 162 km² (62 mi²) of it (6.69%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) 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 an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Warren County is in the northeastern part of New York State. The eastern boundary of Warren County is Lake George, slightly west of the New York-Vermont border. Lake George, also known as the Queen of American Lakes, is a long narrow lake at the southeast base of the Adirondack Mountains, northern New York, USA. The lake extends about 32. ... NY redirects here. ... Official language(s) None Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Area  Ranked 45th  - Total 9,620 sq mi (24,923 km²)  - Width 80 miles (130 km)  - Length 160 miles (260 km)  - % water 3. ...


Adjacent Counties

Essex County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Saratoga County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of New York. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 63,303 people, 25,726 households, and 17,056 families residing in the county. The population density was 28/km² (73/mi²). There were 34,852 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (40/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.48% White, 0.62% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 1.05% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 25,726 households out of which 30.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.90% were married couples living together, 10.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.70% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.93. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 7.50% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $39,198, and the median income for a family was $46,793. Males had a median income of $32,922 versus $22,279 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,727. About 7.20% of families and 9.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.10% of those under age 18 and 5.90% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Law & Government

Warren County has been heavily supportive of Republican candidates since the Civil War. The Republicans currently hold 17 of 20 seats on the county legislature, and George W. Bush won the county by 55% in 2004. Both of Warren County's representatives in the state legislature, Elizabeth O'C. Little in the Senate and Teresa Sayward in the Assembly are Republicans. Currently Republicans constitute 51% of registered voters in Warren County, while Democrats account for 23%. Elizabeth OC. Little is a member of the Senate of the United States state of New York. ...


Despite being heavily outnumbered, the Democrats have been steadily making inroads in recent years; Senator Charles Schumer won the county by 56% in his re-election bid in 2004, and the Democrats recently gained a majority on the Glens Falls City Council. John Hall, a Democrat, picked up the county judgeship position in 2003. In 2006 Republican John Sweeney was unseated in the district by Kirsten Gillibrand as Member of Congress. Kirsten Rutnik Gillibrand (born December 9, 1966) is a Democratic politician, elected on November 7, 2006, to represent New Yorks 20th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. ...


Cities, Towns, and Villages

Bolton is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... Chester is a town in Warren County, New York, USA. The population was 3,614 at the 2000 census. ... Glens Falls North is a census-designated place located in Warren County, New York. ... Glens Falls is a city in Warren County, New York, USA. It is part of the Glens Falls, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... Hague is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... Horicon is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... Johnsburg is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... Lake Hank is a town in Worcester County, [Massachusetts]], USA. It is part of Holden, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... Lake George is a village located in Warren County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 985. ... Lake Luzerne is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... Queensbury is a town located in Warren County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 25,441. ... Stony Creek is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... Thurman is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... Warrensburg is a town located in Warren County, New York. ... West Glens Falls is a community and a census-designated place located in Warren County, New York. ...

Sister Cities





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North: Essex County
West: Hamilton County Warren County East: Washington County
South: Saratoga County
Hudson River

Essex County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of New York. ... Saratoga County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and, along its southern terminus, demarcates the border between the states of New York and New Jersey. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Warren County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (667 words)
Washington County was slightly enlarged by the transfer of the Town of Cambridge from Albany County to Washington County in 1791.
The eastern boundary of Warren County is Lake George, slightly west of the New York-Vermont border.
Washington County is to the east, and Saratoga County is on the south.
Herkimer County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (929 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.
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.
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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