About This Place
Fort Edward is a town in and the county seat of Washington County, New York, United States. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The town population was 5,892 at the 2000 census.
The town of Fort Edward has within it a village named Fort Edward. The town is on the west border of the county.
The town is located both on the "Great Carrying Place" around the falls on the Hudson but also on the "Great War Path" between French and English colonies.