Amsterdam is a city in Montgomery County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 enumeration, the city had a populace of 18,620. The name is gotten from the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The city of Amsterdam is encompassed on the north, east, and west sides by the town of Amsterdam. The city created on the two sides of the Mohawk River, with the greater part situated on the north bank.
The Port Jackson territory on the south side is likewise part of the city.The city is inside the first, now ancient town of Caughnawaga.The first Europeans to settle here were Dutch workers around 1710. They called the group Veeders Mills and Veedersburgh after Albert Veeder, an early factory proprietor.