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.

Population
10,250
Military Population
3
Avg. Home Price
$134,500
Avg. Monthly Rent
$855
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
Watervliet Elementary School
2557 10th Ave WATERVLIET, NY 12189
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Watervliet Junior-senior High School
1245 Hillside Dr WATERVLIET, NY 12189
Grade
7 - 12
School Type
Public
True North Troy Preparatory Charter School
82 3rd St TROY, NY 12180
Grade
5 - 5
School Type
Public
Ps 12
475 1st St TROY, NY 12180
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Maplewood School
32 Cohoes Rd WATERVLIET, NY 12189
Grade
KG - 6
School Type
Public
Heatly School
171 Hudson Ave GREEN ISLAND, NY 12183
Grade
KG - 12
School Type
Public
Carroll Hill School
112 Delaware Ave TROY, NY 12180
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Ark Community Charter School
762 River St TROY, NY 12180
Grade
KG - 6
School Type
Public
North Greenbush School
49 North Greenbush Rd TROY, NY 12180
Grade
KG - 1
School Type
Public
Ps 2
470 10th St TROY, NY 12180
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Troy High School
1950 Burdett Ave TROY, NY 12180
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
W Kenneth Doyle Middle School
1976 Burdett Ave TROY, NY 12180
Grade
7 - 8
School Type
Public

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Avg. Rent
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Distance
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Population
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Avg. Rent
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Population
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Avg. Home Price
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Avg. Rent
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Population
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Avg. Home Price
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Population
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Avg. Home Price
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Avg. Rent
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