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Page Contents for Athens, New York

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City Attractions

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Athens is approximately 1,708 (1990), 1668 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 752 (1990), 734 (2010).
The amount of land area in Athens is 8.726 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.189 sq kilometers.
The distance from Athens to Washington DC is 290 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 27 miles. (as the crow flies)
Athens is positioned 42.26 degrees north of the equator and 73.81 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Athens Lighthouse
Hudson River, Athens NY
Phone: 518-828-3828
Built in 1874, an architectural gem. Visible from Riverfront Park, Athens. Hudson-Athens Lighthouse Preservation Society is making an effort to repair it for opening as a museum. Open for public viewing summer of '97.
Athens Park
Union Street, Athens NY 12015
Phone: 518-945-1551
Picnic tables, pavilion, nature trail, ice skating pond.
Cohotate Preserve
Route 385, Athens NY 12015
Phone: 518-622-3620
Nature preserve with self-guided tours on nature trails. Open all year.
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Athens Libraries

D.R. Evarts Library
80 Second Street
Athens, New York 12015
Phone: 518-945-1417
Hours: Monday 3-8 p.m.,Tuesday 12-6 p.m.,Wednesday 3-8 p.m.,Thursday 12-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
librarian: Mary Lou Becker
Set in an historical building; our library offers:
The latest best sellers, books on tape, large print books, videos, magazines, internet access, journaling classes for children, a chess club, and a link with the literacy volunteers of America.

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