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Welcome to Cairo ...

The Town of Cairo is located in Greene County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Cairo has a population of 6,423 people<3> (see below for details).

Cairo is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cairo is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cairo had an population of 6,423 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Cairo had a population of 6,670 people (which is 13.55% of the total population of Greene County). This makes Cairo the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Cairo represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 370th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,670 people, the population of Cairo increased 4.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,355 people).

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

Communities near Cairo ...

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

  • Saugerties [Ulster County]
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    • Saugerties [Ulster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Cairo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,002 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saugerties have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saugerties
  • Catskill [Greene County]
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    • Catskill [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Cairo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,337 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catskill
  • Coxsackie [Greene County]
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    • Coxsackie [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Cairo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coxsackie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coxsackie
  • Kinderhook [Columbia County]
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    • Kinderhook [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Cairo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,191 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinderhook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinderhook
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coeymans [Albany County]
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      • Coeymans [Albany County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cairo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coeymans have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coeymans
    • Hudson [Columbia County]
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      • Hudson [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Cairo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
    • Woodstock [Ulster County]
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      • Woodstock [Ulster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Cairo
      • 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
    • Claverack [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claverack
      • Claverack [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Cairo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,648 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claverack
    • Ghent [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ghent
      • Ghent [Columbia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Cairo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,083 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
    • Greenport [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenport
      • Greenport [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Cairo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,234 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cairo ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cairo. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Greene, 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 Cairo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cairo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cairo) 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 Cairo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CairoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cairo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2998, Longitude: -74.0160       In this case, the coordinates for Cairo 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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