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Fort Edward is a village in Washington County, in the Glens Falls metro area.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Fort Edward. For links to other places called Fort Edward, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Fort Edward is 43.266N. The longitude is -73.585W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,115.


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Median household income
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$32,347
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fort Edward demographic reports
Fort Edward is on the Hudson River.
Fort Edward grew with construction of the Champlain Canal.
Historic routes: Champlain Canal
Historic sites and museums: Old Fort House Museum
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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5% of Fort Edward residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Edward ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Edward was $17,555, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Fort Edward, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $377.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $857.


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Libraries in Fort Edward include Fort Edward Free Library ... View libraries

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Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Edward political report.

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The average commute time for Fort Edward workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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