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Welcome to Gayhead ...

Gayhead is located in Greene County<1>.

Gayhead is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gayhead is within the (518) area code.

Websites for Gayhead ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.greenecounty-chamber.com/

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

Communities Also Named Gayhead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Gayhead: This one is located in Greene County and the other is located in Dutchess County.

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

Communities near Gayhead ...

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

  • Bethlehem
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethlehem
    • Bethlehem lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,808 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethlehem have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem
  • Saugerties
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saugerties
    • Saugerties lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,002 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saugerties have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saugerties
  • Schodack
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schodack
    • Schodack lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schodack have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schodack
  • Catskill
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catskill
    • Catskill lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,337 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catskill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catskill
  • New Scotland
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Scotland
    • New Scotland lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Scotland
  • Coxsackie
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coxsackie
    • Coxsackie lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coxsackie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coxsackie
  • Kinderhook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinderhook
    • Kinderhook lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,191 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinderhook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinderhook
  • Coeymans
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coeymans
    • Coeymans lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coeymans have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coeymans
  • Cairo
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairo
    • Cairo lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Gayhead.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,420 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
  • Hudson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gayhead ...

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

Adding Gayhead to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gayhead 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 that we've found for Gayhead was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gayhead on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gayhead.

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

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 Greene, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gayhead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gayhead) 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 Gayhead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GayheadOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gayhead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3415, Longitude: -73.9702    
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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