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Welcome to Fishkill ...

The Town of Fishkill is located in Dutchess County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Fishkill has a population of 24,096 people<3> (see below for details).

Fishkill is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fishkill had an population of 24,096 people. This is an increase of 9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Fishkill had a population of 22,107 people (which is 7.43% of the total population of Dutchess County). This makes Fishkill the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Fishkill represents 0.11% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 109th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,107 people, the population of Fishkill increased 9.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,258 people).

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

Communities near Fishkill ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Fishkill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poughkeepsie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
  • Cortlandt [Westchester County]
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    • Cortlandt [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Fishkill
    • 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
  • Yorktown [Westchester County]
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    • Yorktown [Westchester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Fishkill
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown
  • Carmel [Putnam County]
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    • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Fishkill
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Fishkill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 31,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
      • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Fishkill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,515 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<6>
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
      • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Fishkill
      • 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
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
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      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Fishkill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,703 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
    • Kiryas Joel [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiryas Joel
      • Kiryas Joel [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fishkill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,813 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kiryas Joel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
    • Peekskill [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peekskill
      • Peekskill [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Fishkill
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,295 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peekskill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peekskill<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 Fishkill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fishkill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fishkill ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/

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 Dutchess, 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 Fishkill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fishkill - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fishkill) 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 Fishkill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fishkill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fishkill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5093, Longitude: -73.9290       In this case, the coordinates for Fishkill 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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