A Brief Presentation. Interesting Facts about Whitehall, NY. Exciting Things about Whitehall. Whitehall, NY is known as the “Birthplace of the U.S. Navy” because ships built here played a vital role in delaying the British Invasion Benedict Arnold constructed these ships in Whitehall
At the southern end of Lake Champlain, and on the Vermont border, Whitehall was once a mill town and railroad center. The population in the year 2000 was 2667. Latitude is 43.555N and longitude is -73.404W. The closest metropolitan area is Glens Falls. Community festivals include the Summer Festival, held in July.