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The population of Clifton Park is approximately 36,568 (2005).
The approximate number of families is 13,069 (2000).

The amount of land area in Clifton Park is 125.8 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Clifton Park is 48.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 4.3 sq kilometers.
The distance from Clifton Park to Washington DC is 323 miles. The distance to the New York state capital is 15 miles. (as the crow flies)
Clifton Park is positioned 42.866 degrees north of the equator and 73.771 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Clifton Park elevation is 340 feet above sea level.
Clifton Park median income is $83,200 (2005).

The Clifton Park median home price is $214,600 (2005).

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Clifton Park location: in east-central New York about 15 miles north of Albany and nine miles from Schenectady. Nearby communities include Country Knolls, Halfmoon, Elnora, Grooms Corners, Jonesville, Round Lake, Niskayuna, Malta, East Glenville and Ballston.

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Clifton Park history:

The area was first settled in the late 1600ís near the Hudson River. The name came about as a result of a patent application by Naning Harmansen. The resulting patent was named the Clifton Park Patent. The town, itself, was not created until 1828 when Clifton was carved out of the town of Halfmoon. The name was changed to Clifton Park in 1829.

Mostly farmland in earlier years, the area of Clifton Park came into its own during the 1950's when Route I-87, also known as the "Northway," was constructed. This highway allowed easy commutes to Albany and other larger cities nearby.

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