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Welcome to Goshen ...

The village of Goshen is located in Orange County<1> and is the County Seat for Orange County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Goshen has a population of 5,372 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Goshen.

Goshen is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Goshen: (845)

Websites for Goshen ...

Official Website:   www.townofgoshen.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.orangeny.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Goshen had an population of 5,372 people. This is a decrease of 1.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Goshen had a population of 5,454 people. This makes Goshen the county's 27th most populous community.

The population of Goshen represents 0.03% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 440th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,454 people, the population of Goshen decreased 3.91% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,676 people).

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

Communities Also Named Goshen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 51 communities that are also named Goshen - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (5), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Goshen ...

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

  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,524 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
  • Warwick [Orange County]
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    • Warwick [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,096 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Wallkill [Orange County]
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    • Wallkill [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Goshen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallkill
  • Palm Tree [Orange County]
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    • Palm Tree [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Goshen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Tree
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kiryas Joel [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiryas Joel
      • Kiryas Joel [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newburgh
      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<6>
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
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      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,475 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
    • Montgomery [Orange County]
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      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,859 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Monroe [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,696 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Blooming Grove [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blooming Grove
      • Blooming Grove [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Goshen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blooming Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blooming Grove

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goshen. Our list includes 24 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Goshen.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goshen ...

Looking for more information about Goshen? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Goshen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Goshen.

Adding Goshen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Goshen in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Goshen was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Goshen on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Goshen: www.townofgoshen.org/

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.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 Orange, 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 Goshen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goshen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Goshen) 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 Goshen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoshenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goshen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4017, Longitude: -74.3268       In this case, the coordinates for Goshen 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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