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Welcome to Carmel ...

The Town of Carmel is located in Putnam County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Carmel has a population of 34,106 people<3> (see below for details).

Carmel is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carmel had an population of 34,106 people. This is a decrease of 0.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Carmel had a population of 34,305 people (or 34.4% of the total population of Putnam County). This makes Carmel the county's most populous community.

The population of Carmel represents 0.18% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,305 people, the population of Carmel increased 3.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 33,006 people).

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

Communities near Carmel ...

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

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Carmel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<6>
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Carmel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
  • Cortlandt [Westchester County]
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    • Cortlandt [Westchester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Carmel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 42,294 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortlandt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cortlandt
  • Ossining [Westchester County]
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    • Ossining [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Carmel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 37,702 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ossining have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossining
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    • Yorktown [Westchester County]
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      • Yorktown [Westchester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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      • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<6>
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
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      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wappinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wappinger
    • Ridgefield [Fairfield County]
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      • Ridgefield [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgefield
    • Ossining [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ossining
      • Ossining [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Carmel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ossining
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ossining<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carmel ...

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

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About Putnam County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountyny.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 Putnam, 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 Carmel.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carmel - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carmel) 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 Carmel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carmel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carmel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3923, Longitude: -73.7249       In this case, the coordinates for Carmel 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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