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Welcome to Big Indian ...

Big Indian is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

Big Indian is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Big Indian ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Big Indian, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Big Indian ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Big Indian - it's located in Indiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Big Indian.

Communities near Big Indian ...

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

  • Hurley (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
    • Hurley lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Big Indian and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,002 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley
  • Woodstock (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Big Indian and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
  • Olive (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olive
    • Olive lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Big Indian and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive
  • Neversink (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neversink
    • Neversink lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Big Indian and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neversink have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neversink
  • Middletown (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Big Indian and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
  • Shandaken (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shandaken
    • Shandaken lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Big Indian and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shandaken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shandaken
  • Hunter (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
    • Hunter lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Big Indian and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,621 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
  • Roxbury (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxbury
    • Roxbury lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Big Indian and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,296 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
  • Windham (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windham
    • Windham lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Big Indian and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,683 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
  • Andes (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andes
    • Andes lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Big Indian and is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,183 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andes

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 Big Indian. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Big Indian.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Big Indian. 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 Big Indian.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Big Indian ...

Looking for more information about Big Indian? 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 Big Indian, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Big Indian.

Adding Big Indian to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Big Indian in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Big Indian was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Big Indian on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Big Indian on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Big Indian

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About Ulster County

About New York

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

The official website for Ulster County: www.co.ulster.ny.us/

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 Ulster, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Big Indian - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Big Indian) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Big Indian. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1026, Longitude: -74.4438       In this case, the coordinates for Big Indian have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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