Introduction to Malone, New York

Malone, New York, in Franklin county, is 129 miles N of Utica, New York (center to center) and 236 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Malone History

The community, which was named in honor of the Shakespearean scholar Edmund Malone, was settled around 1802. It was officially incorporated in 1833. During the War of 1812, the British plundered the village and in 1865, the Fernians gathered in Malone before they invaded Canada. The First Congregational Church in Malone was one of the last stops in the underground railway system. The basement and choir nook of this church were used as hide-aways for slaves.

Malone and Nearby Attractions

  • Franklin County House of History
  • Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge
  • Diana Historical Museum
  • The Wilder Homestead
  • Saint Lawrence State Park
  • Macomb Reservation State Park

Things To Do In Malone

Franklin County House of History is a museum located near Malone. The Akwesasne Cultural Center displays artifacts and exhibits which depict the heritage and culture of the Akwesasne Mohawk tribe. Saint Lawrence State Park and Higley Flow State Park have picnic areas, hiking trails, and facilities for camping and boating. Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Cottage, a popular historic site near Malone, was the home of the writer from 1887 to 1888.

Malone Transportation

Air transportation is available at Massena International Airport.

Malone Higher Education

North Country Community College is the local college. Colleges nearby include Clarkson University, Paul Smiths College, and SUNY Potsdam.

Malone Almanac

County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes12953
Phone Area Codes518
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude44.84
Approximate Longitude-74.29

Malone Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp4 to 23 F
Apr Temp31 to 49 F
Jul Temp57 to 76 F
Oct Temp36 to 54 F
Annual Precip37.8 inches
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp38 to 58 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
Distance42.3 miles
Jan Temp5 to 27 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp37 to 57 F
Annual Precip30.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lyon Mountain341$76,111

Malone Public Libraries

The Wead Library
Malone, New York
(518) 483-5251

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Malone Hospitals

Alice Hyde Medical Center
133 Park Street
(518) 481-6434

Malone Public Schools

Davis Elementary School
183 Webster St
ZIP: 12953
(518) 483-7802
Total Enrollment 580
Flanders Elementary School
524 E Main St
ZIP: 12953
(518) 483-7803
Total Enrollment 276
Franklin Academy High School
42 Huskie Ln
ZIP: 12953
(518) 483-7807
Total Enrollment 695
Franklin-essex-hamilton Boces
23 Huskie Lane
ZIP: 12953
(518) 483-6420
Total Enrollment 37
Malone Middle School
15 Francis St
ZIP: 12953
(518) 483-7801
Total Enrollment 492
Saint Joseph's Elementary School
99 Elm St
ZIP: 12953
(518) 483-7806
Total Enrollment 249

Malone Private Schools

Holy Family School
12 Homestead Pk
ZIP: 12953
Total Enrollment 164
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