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Welcome to Copake ...

The Town of Copake is located in Columbia County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Copake has a population of 3,394 people<3> (see below for details).

Copake is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Copake had an population of 3,394 people. This is a decrease of 6.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Copake had a population of 3,615 people (or 5.73% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Copake the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Copake represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 613rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,615 people, the population of Copake increased 10.28% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,278 people).

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

Communities near Copake ...

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

  • Red Hook [Dutchess County]
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    • Red Hook [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Copake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,124 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Hook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Hook
  • Great Barrington [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Barrington
    • Great Barrington [Berkshire County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Copake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,945 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Barrington
  • Hudson [Columbia County]
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    • Hudson [Columbia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Copake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,072 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
  • Lee [Berkshire County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee
    • Lee [Berkshire County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Copake
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Claverack [Columbia County]
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      • Claverack [Columbia County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Copake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,630 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]
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      • Ghent [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Copake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,071 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]
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      • Greenport [Columbia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Copake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,236 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
    • Athens [Greene County]
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      • Athens [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Copake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Chatham [Columbia County]
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      • Chatham [Columbia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Copake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,819 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
    • Catskill [Greene County]
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      • Catskill [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Copake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,814 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Copake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Columbia County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiacountyny.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 Columbia, 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 Copake.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Copake - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Copake) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Copake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Copake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Copake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1293, Longitude: -73.5482       In this case, the coordinates for Copake 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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