is a village located in Washington County, New York. The village is in the southwest part of the town of Kingsbury, on US Route 4. It is part of the Glens Falls, New York Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 6,927. It was the county seat of Washington County until 1994, when the county seat was moved to Fort Edward.
The village was founded in a land patent granted to James Bradshaw and his associates May 1762 as '''Baker's Falls
Stone quarried in Hudson Falls was used to construct the Bennington Battle Monument and the Brooklyn Bridge; the site of the quarry is now occupied by the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex Board of Cooperative Educational Services.
Townsend Harris, the United States' first consul-general to Japan, was born in Hudson Falls.