Montgomery County (New York)

Montgomery County is a county located in the state of New York in the United States. In the 2000 census, the county had 49,708 inhabitants and a population density of 47 inhabitants per square kilometer. The administrative headquarters ( County Seat) is Fonda.


The county was formed on March 12, 1772 " Tryon County " and renamed on 2 April 1784 in Montgomery County. It was named after General Richard Montgomery, who had fought in the American War of Independence.


The county has an area of ​​1,063 square kilometers, of which 14 square kilometers are water surface. It is bordered clockwise to the following counties: Fulton County, Saratoga County, Schenectady County, Schoharie County, Otsego County and Herkimer County.

Cities and towns

  • Ames
  • Amsterdam
  • Canajoharie
  • Charleston
  • Florida
  • Fonda
  • Fort Johnson
  • Fort Plain
  • Fultonville
  • Glen
  • Hagaman
  • Minden
  • Mohawk
  • Nelliston
  • Palatine Bridge
  • Palatine
  • Root
  • St. Johnsville
  • Tribes Hill