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Welcome to Branch ...

Branch is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

Branch is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Branch is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Websites for Branch ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Branch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Branch: This one is located in Ulster County and the other is located in Suffolk County.

Beyond New York, there are 15 communities that are also named Branch - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Branch ...

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

  • Fallsburg (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fallsburg
    • Fallsburg lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Branch and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fallsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fallsburg
  • Wawarsing (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wawarsing
    • Wawarsing lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Branch and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,535 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wawarsing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wawarsing
  • Rochester (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochester
    • Rochester lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Branch and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,202 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester
  • Hurley (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurley
    • Hurley lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Branch 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 (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodstock
    • Woodstock lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Branch 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
  • Marbletown (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marbletown
    • Marbletown lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Branch and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marbletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marbletown
  • Liberty (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
    • Liberty lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Branch and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<5>
  • Olive (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olive
    • Olive lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Branch 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
  • Ellenville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenville
    • Ellenville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Branch and is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,006 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenville<5>
  • Rockland (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockland
    • Rockland lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Branch and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Branch ...

Looking for more information about Branch? 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 Branch, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Branch.

Adding Branch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Branch 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 Branch was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Branch

Communities in New York

About Ulster County

About New York

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Branch. 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 Branch - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Branch) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9943, Longitude: -74.4702       In this case, the coordinates for Branch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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