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Clifton Park
Saratoga County, New York

ZipCodes
12065

Motto
A Great Place To Live, Work, and Play



Page Contents for Clifton Park, New York

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Clifton Park is approximately 36,568 (2005).
The approximate number of families is 13,069 (2000).
The amount of land area in Clifton Park is 125.8 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Clifton Park is 48.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.3 sq kilometers.
The distance from Clifton Park to Washington DC is 323 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 15 miles. (as the crow flies)
Clifton Park is positioned 42.866 degrees north of the equator and 73.771 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Clifton Park elevation is 340 feet above sea level.
Clifton Park median income is $ 83,200 (2005).
The Clifton Park median home price is $ 214,600 (2005).

Location

in east-central New York about 15 miles north of Albany and nine miles from Schenectady. Nearby communities include Country Knolls, Halfmoon, Elnora, Grooms Corners, Jonesville, Round Lake, Niskayuna, Malta, East Glenville and Ballston.
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History & History Related Items

The area was first settled in the late 1600ís near the Hudson River. The name came about as a result of a patent application by Naning Harmansen. The resulting patent was named the Clifton Park Patent. The town, itself, was not created until 1828 when Clifton was carved out of the town of Halfmoon. The name was changed to Clifton Park in 1829.

Mostly farmland in earlier years, the area of Clifton Park came into its own during the 1950's when Route I-87, also known as the "Northway," was constructed. This highway allowed easy commutes to Albany and other larger cities nearby.

Here is a history page for Clifton Park.
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Attractions

Learn more about Clifton Park at this informative site.
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Clifton Park City Government

Town of Clifton Park
One Town Hall Plaza
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: 518-371-6651


Clifton Park Fire Department (CPFD)
38 Old Route 146
Clifton Park, New York 12065
Phone: (518) 371-8400
Fax Number: (518) 371-8426

Clifton Park Chamber

Southern Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
15 Park Ave. #7B
PO Box 399
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: 518-371-7748

Clifton Park Organizations

Southern Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
15 Park Ave. #7B
PO Box 399
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: 518-371-7748

Clifton Park Libraries

Shenendehowa Public Library
47 Clifton Country Rd.
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: (518)371-8622
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Clifton Park Schools

Shenendehowa Central School District
Serving students in Southern Saratoga County, N.Y. including the towns of Clifton Park, Halfmoon, Ballston, Malta, Stillwater and Waterford
5 Chelsea Place
Clifton Park, NY 12065
Phone: 518-881-0600 Clifton Park

Miscellany

The population of Clifton Park was:
1960 - 4,512
1980 - 23,989
1990 - 30,117
2000 - 32.995
2005 - 36,568
Median age:
2000 - 38.7 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 68,999
2005 - $ 83,200

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 143,300
2005 - $ 214,600


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