Washington County , New York

Washington County: County in New York, United States

Washington County locator map
Location of Washington County on New York map.

About

Washington County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,216 and a population density of 29 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 60,606 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fort Edward. The county was created 249 years ago in 1772.

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Washington County Farm
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Geography

Washington County is located at 43°18'49"N 73°25'51"W (43.3137000, -73.4307600). It has 7 neighbors: Warren County, Essex County, Rensselaer County, Saratoga County, Addison County, Bennington County and Rutland County.

Washington County map

The largest city of Washington County is Hudson Falls with a population of 6,988. Other cities include, Granville population 6,366, White Creek population 3,255, Easton population 2,209 and Greenwich population 1,698. See all Washington County cities & populated places.

Washington County Quick Facts

Population : 60,606 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
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Area : 2191 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.7%
Land as percent of area : 98.3%
Named for : George Washington
Capital : Fort Edward
Establishment : March 03, 1772
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:00:36 (18th October 2021)
Density : 28 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.31% (2010-2020)

Washington County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Washington County decreased by 4.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 61,042 - estimation process
2009 62,753 2.73% estimation process
2010 63,216 0.73% census
2011 63,091 -0.2% estimation process
2012 63,003 -0.14% estimation process
2013 62,765 -0.38% estimation process
2014 62,475 -0.46% estimation process
2015 62,246 -0.37% estimation process
2016 61,795 -0.73% estimation process
2017 61,559 -0.38% estimation process
2018 61,274 -0.47% estimation process
2019 61,204 -0.11% estimation process
2020 60,606 -0.99% estimation process

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People born in Washington County (15)

People born in Washington County, including artist Grandma Moses, diplomat Townsend Harris, politician from New York Robert Clark, you can see a list of people who born in Washington County.

  • Benjamin S. Cowen (American politician) he was born in 27/09/1793
  • Daniel Pratt (American judge) he was born in 01/01/1806
  • Harvey Denison Kitchel (American university President) he was born in 03/02/1812
  • Luther Day (Ohio Jurist and Legislator) he was born in 09/07/1813
  • Robert A. Maxwell (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1838
  • William Woods (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1790
  • Zina Pitcher (American physician, politician (1797-1872)) he was born in 12/04/1797
  • Robert H. McClellan (American politician) he was born in 03/01/1823
  • Hiram Straight (American politician) he was born in 07/03/1814
  • Stewart Henry Burnham (American botanist, curator and specimen collector (1870-1943)) he was born in 06/10/1870
  • Edwin B. Smith (American politician) he was born in 14/08/1853
  • Harvey Reid (American historian, author, soldier, bookkeeper) he was born in 30/03/1842

Other places with the same name (30)

Washington County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Washington County.

City Name Population Title
Kingsbury 12,210 Town of the United States
Hudson Falls 6,988 City in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Porter 6,503 Town in Niagara County, New York, United States
Granville 6,366 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Fort Ann 5,965 Town in Washington County, New York, United States
Argyle 3,637 Village in New York, United States
White Creek 3,255 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Fort Edward 3,237 Town of New York, United States
Salem 2,607 City in Washington Township, Washington County, Indiana, United States
Whitehall 2,517 Village in the town of Whitehall, Washington County, New York
Easton 2,209 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Hartford 2,172 Town centrally located in Washington County, New York, United States
Cambridge 1,916 Town in New York, United States
Greenwich 1,698 Human settlement in Washington County, New York, United States of America
Wright 1,474 Town in Schoharie County, New York
Hampton 897 Town in New York

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