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Welcome to High Falls ...

High Falls is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

High Falls is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for High Falls ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named High Falls ...

While we believe that this High Falls is located in Ulster County, we know of another 2 New York communities named High Falls. Those communities are located in the following counties: Greene and Lewis County.

Beyond New York, there are 10 communities that are also named High Falls - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ontario (3), Quebec and South Carolina.

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

Communities near High Falls ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of High Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,870 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
  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of High Falls
    • 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
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of High Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<5>
  • Kingston [Ulster County]
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    • Kingston [Ulster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of High Falls
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,736 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
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      • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of High Falls
      • 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 [Ulster County]
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      • Saugerties [Ulster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of High Falls
      • 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
    • La Grange [Dutchess County]
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      • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of High Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
    • New Paltz [Ulster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Paltz
      • New Paltz [Ulster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of High Falls
      • 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
    • Shawangunk [Ulster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawangunk
      • Shawangunk [Ulster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of High Falls
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawangunk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawangunk
    • Ulster [Ulster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ulster
      • Ulster [Ulster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of High Falls
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for High Falls ...

Looking for more information about High Falls? 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 High Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for High Falls.

Adding High Falls to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of High Falls 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 High Falls was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Ulster County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for High Falls. 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 High Falls - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- High Falls) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for High Falls. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from High FallsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in High Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8268, Longitude: -74.1263       In this case, the coordinates for High Falls 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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