Palatine Bridge, New York

Coordinates: 42°54′39″N 74°34′29″W / 42.91083°N 74.57472°W / 42.91083; -74.57472
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Palatine Bridge, New York
Palatine Bridge, New York is located in New York
Palatine Bridge, New York
Palatine Bridge, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°54′39″N 74°34′29″W / 42.91083°N 74.57472°W / 42.91083; -74.57472
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
 • Total0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Land0.92 sq mi (2.39 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)
344 ft (105 m)
 • Total796
 • Density864.28/sq mi (333.54/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code518
FIPS code36-56110
GNIS feature ID0959768

Palatine Bridge is a village in Montgomery County, New York, United States. The population was 737 at the 2010 census. The basis of the name is the community's location in a region settled by Palatine Germans. The Village of Palatine Bridge is in the Town of Palatine. The community is in the western part of the county, west of Amsterdam.


Palatine Bridge was settled in 1723.

A bridge across the Mohawk River here built in 1798 gave the community its name.

The village was incorporated in 1867.

The Frey House, Palatine Bridge Freight House, and Webster Wagner House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2] In 2019 most of the developed portion of the village was listed on the Register as the Palatine Bridge Historic District.[3]


Palatine Bridge is located at 42°54′39″N 74°34′29″W / 42.910890°N 74.574827°W / 42.910890; -74.574827 (42.910890, -74.574827).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), of which 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (6.32%) is water.

The village is on the north side of the Mohawk River across from the Village of Canajoharie and the New York State Thruway.

New York State Route 5 (Grand Street) passes through Palatine Bridge, where it intersects with New York State Route 10 (Lafayette Street).


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 737 people, 311 households, and 182 families residing in the village. The population density was 795.2 inhabitants per square mile (307.0/km2). There were 335 housing units at an average density of 344.6 per square mile (133.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98% White, 0.1% African American, 0.5% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 311 households, out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.5% were non-families. 23.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 43.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the village, the population was spread out, with 13.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 16.7% from 25 to 44, 30% from 45 to 64, and 31.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,773, and the median income for a family was $58,393. Males had a median income of $53,083 versus $31,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $25,854. About 8.1% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 13.4% of those age 65 or over.

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  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  3. ^ "Weekly List 20190906". U.S. National Park Service. September 6, 2019. Retrieved September 9, 2019.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 13, 2018.

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