Watervliet, New York
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The Watervliet Arsenal is an arsenal of the United States Army located in Watervliet, New York, on the west bank of the Hudson River. It is the oldest continuously active arsenal in the United States, and today produces much of the artillery for the army, as well as gun tubes for cannons, mortars, and tanks. It has been a National Historic Landmark since 1966. The arsenal was founded in 1813 to support the War of 1812, and was designated as the Watervliet Arsenal in 1817. It occupies 142 acres of land, approximately 8 miles north of Albany, New York. The location is adjacent to the Hudson River. The site contains manufacturing, administrative offices, storage areas, and a museum tracing weaponry from the 17th century through modern times. It also contains the Army's Benet Laboratories, which does product development, improvement, research, and testing.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.
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Watervliet Elementary School
|PK - 6||2557 10th Ave Watervliet, NY 12189||Public|
Watervliet Junior-senior High School
|7 - 12||1245 Hillside Dr Watervliet, NY 12189||Public|
True North Troy Preparatory Charter School
|5 - 5||82 3rd St Troy, NY 12180||Public|
|PK - 6||475 1st St Troy, NY 12180||Public|
|KG - 6||32 Cohoes Rd Watervliet, NY 12189||Public|
|KG - 12||171 Hudson Ave Green Island, NY 12183||Public|
Carroll Hill School
|PK - 6||112 Delaware Ave Troy, NY 12180||Public|
Ark Community Charter School
|KG - 6||762 River St Troy, NY 12180||Public|
North Greenbush School
|KG - 1||49 North Greenbush Rd Troy, NY 12180||Public|
|PK - 6||470 10th St Troy, NY 12180||Public|
Troy High School
|9 - 12||1950 Burdett Ave Troy, NY 12180||Public|
W Kenneth Doyle Middle School
|7 - 8||1976 Burdett Ave Troy, NY 12180||Public|
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|City||Distance||Population||Avg. Home Price||Avg. Monthly Rent|
|Green Island||1.8 miles||2,612||$137,900||$880|
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|West Sand Lake||7.9 miles||2,791||$202,000||$682|
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