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Fonda is a village in Montgomery County, in the Amsterdam metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Douw Fonda, settler who was scalped in an Indian raid.

The latitude of Fonda is 42.954N. The longitude is -74.376W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 295 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 791.


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Median household income
Local
$28,021
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fonda demographic reports
Fonda is on the Mohawk River.
Local festivals include:
  • Fonda Fair - Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fonda web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic routes: Erie Canal
(See more information on the Erie Canal)
Historic sites and museums: Little Red Schoolhouse, National Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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17% of Fonda residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fonda ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fonda was $15,330, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Fonda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fonda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $318.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $722.


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Libraries in Fonda include Frothingham Free Library ... View libraries

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Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fonda political report.

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The average commute time for Fonda workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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