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The location of Acra









Welcome to Acra ...

Acra is located in Greene County.

The location of Acra has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Acra is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Acra lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Acra: (518)

Communities near Acra ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Athens   [Map]   3,935   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Catskill   [Map]   11,357   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Catskill   [Map]   3,833   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coeymans   [Map]   7,415   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coxsackie   [Map]   8,492   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenport   [Map]   4,334   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Acra.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acra. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acra. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acra.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Acra:

Websites for Acra ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.greenecounty-chamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acra ...

Looking for more information about Acra? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Acra, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Acra.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Acra. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acra) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3109, Longitude: -74.0554     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Acra have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Acra.

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