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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Halfmoon is approximately 19,683 (2005).
The approximate number of families is 8,172 (2000).
The amount of land area in Halfmoon is 84.5 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Halfmoon is 32.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 2.6 sq kilometers.
The distance from Halfmoon to Washington DC is 319 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 10 miles. (as the crow flies)
Halfmoon is positioned 42.828 degrees north of the equator and 73.718 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Halfmoon per capita income is $ 23,714 (2000).
Halfmoon median income is $ 55,800 (2005).
The Halfmoon median home price is $ 190,500 (2005).


in east-central New York north of Albany. Nearby communities include Mechanicville, Clifton Park, Elnora, Grooms Corners, Jonesville, Round Lake, Country Knolls, Waterford, Cohoes and Malta.
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History & History Related Items

The first settlements were in place in the late 1600ís near the Mohawk River. It 1788, the town was formed as part of Albany County. The name was changed to Orange in 1816 when Waterford was created from Halfmoon. The original name of Halfmoon was returned in 1820. Clifton Park was created out of western Halfmoon in 1828. Mechanicsville separated in 1859 to form its own village.

Mostly farmland in earlier years, the areas of Clifton Park and Halfmooncame into their 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. Susan B. Anthony spent summers at her relative's farm and spice mill on Farm to Market Road.
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Learn more about Halfmoon at this informative site.
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Halfmoon City Government

Town of Halfmoon
111 Route 236
Halfmoon, NY 12065
Phone: 518-371-7410

Halfmoon Chamber

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

Halfmoon Organizations

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

Halfmoon Libraries

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

Halfmoon 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

Waterford-Halfmoon School District
125 Middletown Road
Waterford, NY 12188
Info: 518-237-0800


The population of Halfmoon was:
1960 - 4,120
1980 - 11,860
1990 - 13,879
1995 - 16,138
2000 - 18,474
2005 - 19,683
Median age:
2000 - 35.8 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 46,234
2005 - $ 55,800

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 127,200
2005 - $ 190,500

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