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Lake George is a village in Warren County, in the Glens Falls metro area.

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

The latitude of Lake George is 43.426N. The longitude is -73.712W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 344 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 987.


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Median household income
Local
$33,000
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lake George demographic reports
Lake George is in the foothills of the Adirondacks.
Former and merged names include:
· Caldwell
Natural crossing point for transportation between the St. Lawrence and Hudson rivers.
Site of Guinness World Record for "Fastest Person on Ice," achieved in 1981 by Sammy Miller, who drove his rocket-powered sled at 247.93 mph.
Lake George received national attention for the capsizing of a tour boat in October 2005. Twenty people died.
Local festivals include:
  • Community Band Festival - July 20-22, 2007
  • Summer Fest - June 23-24, 2007
  • Jazz Weekend - Sept. 15-16, 2007
  • Winter Carnival - Feb. 10-11; 17-18; 24-25, 2007
  • Elvis Festival - June 1-3, 2007
  • Blues Blast - Sept. 29-30, 2007
  • Bands-N-Beans - March 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lake George web sites and events links in the sections below.
Lake George attractions: Great Escape Fun Park
Historic sites and museums: Fort William Henry Museum, Lake George Historical Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake George demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren 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 12845 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Lake George residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake George ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake George was $20,077, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of Lake George residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fall foliagePlaces to view colors: Prospect Mountain off Route 9

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Lake George, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $430.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,040.


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Libraries in Lake George include Caldwell - Lake George Library, Mountainside Free Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Lake George workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Lake George include Best Western, Econo Lodge, Georgian Luxury Resort, Holiday Inn Lake George Turf, Lake George Days Inn Queensbury, Lake George, Ny Travelodge, Quality Inn, Rodeway Inn, Scottish Inns Lake George, Super 8 ... More hotels.

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