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Cambridge is a village in Washington County, in the Glens Falls metro area.
The community was named for the town in England.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Cambridge. For links to other places called Cambridge, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Cambridge is 43.028N. The longitude is -73.381W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 489 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,913.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cambridge demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Glens Falls area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12816 ZIP code.
12% of Cambridge residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cambridge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cambridge was $15,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Cambridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Cambridge include Cambridge Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Cambridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $890.
Libraries in Cambridge include Cambridge Public Library ... View libraries
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cambridge political report.
The average commute time for Cambridge workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Cambridge, NYPros: Small town atmosphere; overall good family values; excellent school; everyone knows just about everyone else
Cons: too many people from big cities coming in and trying to change it! taxes WAY WAY too high
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