Gloversville and Johnstown are noted for leather gloves and mittens.
Vernon, 25,996; Cohoes, 24,183; Amsterdam, 2 3,943; Oswego, 22,572; New Rochelle, 20, 479; Gloversville, 18,672; Lockport, 17,552; Rome, 16,562; and Dunkirk, 15,250.
GLOVERSVILLE, a city of Fulton county, New York, U.S.A., at the foot-hills of the Adirondacks, about 55 m.
It is served by the Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville railway (connecting at Fonda, about 9 m.
Gloversville is the principal glove-manufacturing centre in the United States.
In 1900 Fulton county produced more than 57%, and Gloversville 38.8%, of all the leather gloves and mittens made in the United States; in 1905 Gloversville produced 2 9.9% of the leather gloves and mittens made in the United States, its products being valued at $5,302,196.
Gloversville has more than a score of tanneries and leather-finishing factories, and manufactures fur goods.
The extraordinary localization of the glove-making industry in Gloversville, Johnstown and other parts of Fulton county, is an incident of much interest in the economic history of the United States.
Gloversville, settled originally about 1770, was known for some time as Stump City, its present name being adopted in 1832.