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Welcome to Hudson ...

The city of Hudson is located in Columbia County<1> and is the County Seat for Columbia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hudson has a population of 6,034 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hudson is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hudson is within the boundaries of the (518) area code.

The ZIP code for Hudson: 12534<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hudson had an population of 6,034 people. This is a decrease of 10.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hudson had a population of 6,713 people (which is 10.64% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Hudson the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hudson represents 0.03% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 365th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,713 people, the population of Hudson decreased 10.78% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,524 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hudson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Hudson - they are located in Alabama (2), California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Hudson ...

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

  • Saugerties [Ulster County]
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    • Saugerties [Ulster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hudson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,002 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saugerties have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saugerties
  • Schodack [Rensselaer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schodack
    • Schodack [Rensselaer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Hudson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schodack have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schodack
  • Catskill [Greene County]
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    • Catskill [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Hudson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,337 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catskill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catskill
  • Red Hook [Dutchess County]
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    • Red Hook [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Hudson
    • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Hook
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coxsackie [Greene County]
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      • Coxsackie [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coxsackie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coxsackie
    • Kinderhook [Columbia County]
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      • Kinderhook [Columbia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,191 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinderhook have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinderhook
    • Coeymans [Albany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coeymans
      • Coeymans [Albany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coeymans have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coeymans
    • Cairo [Greene County]
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      • Cairo [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
    • Claverack [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claverack
      • Claverack [Columbia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,648 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claverack have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claverack
    • Ghent [Columbia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ghent
      • Ghent [Columbia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hudson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ghent have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ghent

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hudson. Our list includes 51 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hudson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hudson ...

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

Adding Hudson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

The official website for Columbia County: www.columbiacountyny.com/

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 Columbia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hudson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hudson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hudson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hudson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Hudson) 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 Hudson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HudsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hudson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2518, Longitude: -73.7878    
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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