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Welcome to Catskill ...
The location of Catskill has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Catskill, you might consider that their post office opened in 1800.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Catskill has a population of 3,828 people<3> (see below for details).
Catskill is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Catskill lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Catskill is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.
Websites for Catskill ...
Official Website: www.townofcatskill.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.greenecounty-chamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Catskill had an population of 3,828 people. This is a decrease of 6.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.84% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Catskill had a population of 4,081 people (or 8.29% of the total population of Greene County). This makes Catskill the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Catskill represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 563rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,081 people, the population of Catskill decreased 7.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,392 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Catskill.
Communities Also Named Catskill ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Catskill - it's located in New Mexico.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Catskill.
Communities near Catskill ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Catskill.
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 Catskill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Catskill.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Catskill. 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 Catskill.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Catskill. Our list includes 39 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Catskill.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Catskill ...
Looking for more information about Catskill? 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 Catskill, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Catskill.
Adding Catskill to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Catskill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Catskill was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Catskill in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Catskill.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Catskill: www.townofcatskill.com/
The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024