Watervliet Arsenal

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.

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School Name Grade Type
Watervliet Elementary School
PK - 6 Public
Watervliet Junior-senior High School
7 - 12 Public
True North Troy Preparatory Charter School
5 - 5 Public
Ps 12
PK - 6 Public
Maplewood School
KG - 6 Public
Heatly School
KG - 12 Public
Carroll Hill School
PK - 6 Public
Ark Community Charter School
KG - 6 Public
North Greenbush School
KG - 1 Public
Ps 2
PK - 6 Public
Troy High School
9 - 12 Public
W Kenneth Doyle Middle School
7 - 8 Public

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Cities Near Watervliet Arsenal

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City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Albany 6.2 miles 98,287 $176,600 $847
Schenectady 12.5 miles 66,055 $114,900 $813
Troy 1.8 miles 49,965 $143,000 $823
Rotterdam 13.1 miles 20,956 $158,000 $844
Westmere 8.9 miles 7,066 $219,700 $1,081
Niskayuna 11.6 miles 5,129 $210,400 $1,068
Green Island 1.8 miles 2,612 $137,900 $880
Hampton Manor 7.2 miles 2,129 $157,600 $741
West Sand Lake 7.9 miles 2,791 $202,000 $682
Mechanicville 12.4 miles 5,207 $144,600 $759

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