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Welcome to Flatbush ...

Flatbush is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

Flatbush is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Flatbush ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Flatbush, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Flatbush ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Flatbush: This one is located in Ulster County and the other is located in Kings County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Flatbush.

Communities near Flatbush ...

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

  • Kingston
  • Hyde Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
    • Hyde Park lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Flatbush.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,726 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
  • Saugerties
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saugerties
    • Saugerties lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Flatbush.
    • 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
  • New Paltz
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Paltz
    • New Paltz lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Flatbush.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Paltz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Paltz
  • Ulster
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulster
    • Ulster lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Flatbush.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,708 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulster
  • Catskill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catskill
    • Catskill lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Flatbush.
    • 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
  • Red Hook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Hook
    • Red Hook lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Flatbush.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 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
  • Lloyd
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lloyd
    • Lloyd lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Flatbush.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,678 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lloyd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lloyd
  • Pleasant Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
    • Pleasant Valley lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Flatbush.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
  • Esopus
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esopus
    • Esopus lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Flatbush.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,704 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esopus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esopus

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flatbush ...

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

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

The official website for Ulster County: www.co.ulster.ny.us/

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 Ulster, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flatbush - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Flatbush) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flatbush. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0154, Longitude: -73.9604       In this case, the coordinates for Flatbush have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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