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The location of Acra

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Welcome to Acra ...

Acra is located in Greene County.

Acra is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<1>.

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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   3,941   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Catskill   [Map]   11,365   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Catskill   [Map]   3,837   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coeymans   [Map]   7,374   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Coxsackie   [Map]   8,498   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenport   [Map]   4,259   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acra. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Acra, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Acra.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Acra. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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: www.ny.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Acra. 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 that we are using 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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<3>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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Acra.