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Welcome to Ancram ...

The Town of Ancram is located in Columbia County<1>.

The location of Ancram has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Ancram has a population of 1,491 people<3> (see below for details).

Ancram is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ancram had an population of 1,491 people. This is a decrease of 5.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Ancram had a population of 1,573 people. This makes Ancram the county's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,573 people, the population of Ancram increased 3.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,513 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ancram.

Communities near Ancram ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ancram.

  • Red Hook [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Hook
    • Red Hook [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Ancram
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Hook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Hook
  • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County]
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    • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Ancram
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,813 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhinebeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhinebeck
  • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Barrington
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Ancram
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Barrington
  • Hudson [Columbia County]
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    • Hudson [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Ancram
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,072 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Claverack [Columbia County]
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      • Claverack [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Ancram
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,630 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claverack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ghent [Columbia County]
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      • Ghent [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Ancram
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,071 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ghent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ghent
    • Washington [Dutchess County]
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      • Washington [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ancram
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Amenia [Dutchess County]
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      • Amenia [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Ancram
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amenia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amenia
    • Greenport [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenport
      • Greenport [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Ancram
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenport
    • Clinton [Dutchess County]
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      • Clinton [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Ancram
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ancram. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ancram.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ancram. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ancram.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ancram. See our Newspapers Page for Ancram.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ancram ...

Looking for more information about Ancram? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ancram, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ancram.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Columbia County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiacountyny.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ancram.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ancram - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Ancram) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ancram. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ancram

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ancram. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0309, Longitude: -73.5748       In this case, the coordinates for Ancram have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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