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Car Insurance Schenectady, New York

Schenectady is one of the top cities in New York with cheap car insurance.  Use our free online search tool to instantly see which companies have the cheapest car insurance in Schenectady, NY.  We have multiple car insurance specialists ready to help save you money.  Get started finding Cheap Car Insurance in Schenectady right now.  Simply enter a few pieces of basic information into our quoting system and compare price quotes online.  To get started just enter your zip code into the box above.  If you need personal assistance choose from any of the local agents listed below.

Cheap Car Insurance in Schenectady NY

Agent Phone Address
State Farm Insurance Agents
Charlie Palmer (518) 372-5539 119 Mohawk Avenue
Scotia, NY 12302-2247
Amy Aldrich (518) 384-2692 123 Saratoga Road
Socha Plaza
Glenville, NY 12302-4181
John Craig (518) 399-8534 481 Saratoga Road
Scotia, NY 12302-5409
Tim Ochs (518) 357-4911 1811 Curry Road
Schenectady, NY 12306-4205
Stacy Ochs (518) 356-0433 1811 Curry Road
Schenectady, NY 12306-4205

Schenectady NY Historical Context

The area that is now Schenectady was originally the land of the Mohawk nation of the Iroquois Confederacy. When Dutch settlers arrived in the Hudson Valley in the middle of the 17th century, the Mohawk called the settlement at Fort Orange "Schau-naugh-ta-da", meaning "over the pine plains." Eventually, this word entered the lexicon of the Dutch settlers, but the meaning was reversed, and the name referred to the bend in the Mohawk River where the city lies today. Schenectady is home to WGY-AM, one of the first commercial radio stations in the United States. The station was named for its owner, General Electric (the G), and the city of Schenectady (the Y). General Electric also generated the first regular television broadcasts in the United States in 1928, when experimental station W2XB began regular broadcasts on Thursday and Friday afternoons. For a free no obligation quote for car or auto insurance in Schenectady NY please click the green go button below.