My niece lives just north of here.
The name comes from the Mohawk language for "near the pines" (Schau-naugh-tah-dah). The first settlements were in the mid-17th century but it took another 100 years before the city was incorporated in 1765.
62000 people live near the pines of the Adirondack Mountains.
official website is: http://www.cityofschenectady.com
30000 houses with 14000 families; family income is about $36000
ZIPCODE 12008, 12301 through 12309, 12325, 12345 is Schenectady, the county seat in Schenectady County
Area Code 518
Ann Davis (Alice on the Brady Bunch) was born in Schenectady
Zipcode 12345 is where letters to Santa go.