Cities in Essex County, New York by Population (2024)

There are 16 cities in Essex County, New York.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Saranac Lake1New York4,8514,957-0.53%1,6662.91
Ticonderoga2New York3,3433,466-0.83%7834.27
Keeseville3New York2,5332,557-0.24%4216.02
Lake Placid4New York2,1832,271-1%1,6041.36
Port Henry5New York1,3451,859-8.69%9671.39
Mineville6New York1,2651,2270.8%3423.70
Wilmington7New York1,0337725.19%1258.24
Schroon Lake8New York9528881.38%3302.89
Willsboro9New York9016058.95%4711.91
Au Sable Forks10New York76441612.85%3082.48
Willsboro Point11New York6285782.11%2262.78
Elizabethtown12New York525581-2.6%1593.31
North Creek13New York486691-5.81%2761.76
Westport14New York2673023.09%1132.36
Witherbee15New York2052070%2090.98
Pottersville16New York116182-12.12%512.28

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Essex County, New York?

Saranac Lake is the largest city in Essex County.

What is the smallest city in Essex County, New York?

Pottersville is the smallest city in Essex County.

How many cities are in Essex County?

There are 16 cities in Essex County, New York.

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