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Beekmantown is a town in Clinton County, in the Plattsburgh metro area.
The town was named for land speculator William Beekman.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Beekmantown. For links to other places called Beekmantown, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Beekmantown is 44.771N. The longitude is -73.5W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,326.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Beekmantown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clinton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12992 ZIP code.
6% of Beekmantown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Beekmantown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Beekmantown was $18,792, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Beekmantown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Beekmantown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $389. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,006.
Clinton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beekmantown political report.
The average commute time for Beekmantown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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