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Lake Placid, New York



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Coordinates: 44°17′8″N 73°59′7″W / 44.28556°N 73.98528°W / 44.28556; -73.98528Coordinates: 44°17′8″N 73°59′7″W / 44.28556°N 73.98528°W / 44.28556; -73.98528
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyEssex
Government
 • MayorCraig H. Randall
Area
 • Total1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation
1,801 ft (549 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total2,638
 • Density1,913.2/sq mi (738.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
12946
FIPS code36-40761
GNIS feature ID0954931

Lake Placid is a village in northern New York State. It has a population of 2,638. It was founded in the early 1880s to look for iron. Today it is a ski resort. It has hosted the Winter Olympics twice, in 1932 and 1980.

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