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Where Is Area Code 518?

Area code 518 is found in the US state of New York. Primarily servicing the city of Schenectady (population: 163088), area code 518 covers 17 counties of New York.

Located in the Eastern time zone, area code 518 is on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 518 was brought into effect on January 1, 1947.

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Counties in Area Code 518

  • Albany,
  • Clinton,
  • Columbia,
  • Dutchess,
  • Essex,
  • Franklin,
  • Fulton,
  • Greene,
  • Hamilton,
  • Montgomery,
  • Rensselaer,
  • Saratoga,
  • Schenectady,
  • Schoharie,
  • Warren,
  • Washington.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 518

City County City Population Time Zone
Schenectady Schenectady 163,088 EST
Albany Albany 151,638 EST
Troy Rensselaer 68,512 EST
Clifton Park Saratoga 42,256 EST
Saratoga Springs Saratoga 37,339 EST
Plattsburgh Clinton 34,455 EST
Ballston Spa Saratoga 31,550 EST
Amsterdam Montgomery 28,771 EST
Queensbury Warren 26,471 EST
Gloversville Fulton 23,513 EST
Latham Albany 21,998 EST
Rensselaer Rensselaer 20,607 EST
Cohoes Albany 19,744 EST
Hudson Columbia 17,697 EST
Watervliet Albany 17,640 EST
Gansevoort Saratoga 17,616 EST
Delmar Albany 16,987 EST
Malone Franklin 15,896 EST
Ballston Lake Saratoga 14,902 EST
Glens Falls Warren 14,669 EST
Mechanicville Saratoga 14,052 EST
Hudson Falls Washington 13,527 EST
Johnstown Fulton 12,470 EST
Waterford Saratoga 11,106 EST
Catskill Greene 10,392 EST

Note: The above list is based off of the top 25 most populous cities in the area code as per 2012 United States Census Bureau estimates.

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This page was last updated on July 3, 2015.