Other cities in the 518 area code include: Guilderland, Saratoga Springs, Queensbury, Plattsburgh, Saugerties, Cohoes, East Greenbush, Lewiston, Gloversville, Malone, Glens Falls, Catskill, Stillwater, Coxsackie, Sand Lake, Johnstown, Kinderhook, Schaghticoke, Coeymans, Wellsville, Peru, Granville, Corinth, Cairo, Cobleskill, Mayfield, Duanesburg, Fort Edward, Fort Ann, Tupper Lake, Champlain, Broadalbin, Ghent, Mechanicville, Schuyler Falls, Ticonderoga, Greenwich, Nassau, Greenville, Moriah, Dannemora, Ballston Spa, Chazy, Warrensburg, and Whitehall.
Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles (240 km) north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census. Albany constitutes the economic and cultural core of the Capital District of New York State, which comprises the Albany- Schenectady - Troy, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, including the nearby cities and suburbs of Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs.
Schenectady / s k ᵻ ˈ n ɛ k t ə d i / (skə- NEK -tə-dee) is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 66,135. The name "Schenectady" is derived from a Mohawk word skahnéhtati meaning "beyond the pines". The city was founded on the south side of the Mohawk River by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, many from the Albany area. They were prohibited from the fur trade by the Albany monopoly, which kept its control after the English takeover in 1664.
Troy is a city in the U.S. State of New York and the seat of Rensselaer County. The city is located on the western edge of Rensselaer County and on the eastern bank of the Hudson River. Troy has close ties to the nearby cities of Albany and Schenectady, forming a region popularly called the Capital District. The city is one of the three major centers for the Albany Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which has a population of 1,170,483. At the 2010 census, the population of Troy was 50,129. Troy's motto is Ilium fuit. Troja est, which means "Ilium was, Troy is". Today, Troy is home to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest private engineering and technical university in the USA founded in 1824.
The 518 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in EDT is 5:30 AM on Jul 07, 2020.