About This Place
Esperance is a town in Schoharie County, New York, USA. The population was 2,043 at the 2000 census. The town was given the name of the principal village, which was named for "hope" in French.
The Town of Esperance contains a village called Esperance. The town is in the northeast part of Schoharie County and is west of Schenectady.
The town was first settled around 1739.