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Hudson Falls (V)

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Hudson Falls is a village located in Washington county in New York. The village is in the southwest part of the town of Kingsbury and was founded in a land patent granted to James Bradshaw and his associates. The village assumed its current name in the year 1910. Stone quarried in Hudson Falls were used to construct the Bennington Battle Monument. The village is on the east bank of the Hudson river at the border of Saratoga county, New York. It was the county seat of Washington county until 1994, when the county seat was moved to Fort Edward.
According to the United States census bureau, the village has a total area of 4.9 square kilometers of which 4.8 square kilometers is land and 0.1 square kilometers is water. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 6,927 and 6,864 according to the 2005 census estimate. In the village the population was spread out with 25.2 percent under the age of 18, 8.9 percent from 18 to 24, 30.6 percent from 25 to 44, 20.6 percent from 45 to 64 and 14.6 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 88.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.8 males.

The village has undergone some improvement in various fields and enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers. It is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of New York and is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace.

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