"Schenectady, NY" Schenectady by davecallahan

Schenectady Travel Guide: 7 reviews and 16 photos

My niece lives just north of here.
The name comes from the Mohawk language for "near the pines" (Schau-naugh-tah-dah). The first settlements were in the mid-17th century but it took another 100 years before the city was incorporated in 1765.
62000 people live near the pines of the Adirondack Mountains.

official website is: http://www.cityofschenectady.com

wikipedia info:
30000 houses with 14000 families; family income is about $36000

ZIPCODE 12008, 12301 through 12309, 12325, 12345 is Schenectady, the county seat in Schenectady County
042-48-15N 073-55-45W
42.804076, -73.929289
Area Code 518

interesting facts

Ann Davis (Alice on the Brady Bunch) was born in Schenectady

Zipcode 12345 is where letters to Santa go.

  • Last visit to Schenectady: Sep 2005
  • Intro Updated Sep 6, 2007
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