Guilderland Real Estate
Guilderland is a town in Albany County , New York , United States . In the 2010 census , the town had a population of 35,303.The town is named for the Gelderland province in the Netherlands . The town of Guilderland is on the central-northwest border of the county. It is west of Albany , the capital of New York .
Guilderland was from the beginning a location very amenable to early industry due to its numerous streams for waterwheels, large forests for wood fuel, and the fine sand for glass works. In 1795 Jan and Leonard de Neufville (father and son) established a large glass factory mostly for the manufacture of windows but also of bottles of various shapes, sizes, and uses. Around this factory would spring the hamlet of Hamilton (today called Guilderland). The factory could not compete with cheap British imports after the War of 1812 and with its collapse the glass industry would never return to Guilderland. A hat factory and a foundry would both occupy the site over the next 200 years. French’s Mills, another hamlet founded on industry, would be home many textile mills thanks to the power harnessed from the falls on the Normans Kill near Guilderland Center.
In 1812 the town was divided into eight school districts, mostly rural one room school houses. In 1901 the first high school in the town would be established at Altamont, this would be the only high school between Albany and Schoharie at the time. In 1953 the Guilderland Central School District would be formed on the consolidation of the eight smaller districts.
Guilderland is served by the Guilderland Central School District . It has one high school, Guilderland High School , one middle school, Farnsworth Middle School , and five elementary schools. These include Guilderland Elementary School, Pine Bush Elementary School, Lynnwood Elementary School, Altamont Elementary School, and Westmere Elementary School. Some portions of the town are served by other school districts, including Voorheesville Central School District , based in the town of New Scotland ; as well as Schalmont Central School District and Mohonasen Central School District , both of which area based in the town of Rotterdam
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