Rich with historical and recreational sites, the town of Fort Edward is located on the West border of Washington County, NY, and is the county seat. The town of Fort Edward has a village named Fort Edward that lies within it.

To the west is the Hudson River, to the north is the Champlain Canal and even farther north are the Adirondack Mountains.

Fort Edward was one of the largest British military forts in the colonies during the French and Indian War. It was also strategically located on the military trail during the Revolutionary War. Discover more history of this quaint little town at the foothills of the Adirondacks by clicking on the Old Fort Edward button to the left.

As of 2016 the population was 3,357 people, 1,278 households, and 869 families residing in the town of Fort Edward.