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Welcome to Katsbaan ...

Katsbaan is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Katsbaan, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1889.

Katsbaan is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Katsbaan ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

Communities near Katsbaan ...

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

  • Kingston
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Hudson
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Catskill
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Catskill
    • Catskill is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,815 people
  • Coxsackie
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Rhinebeck
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Red Hook
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Athens
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Philmont
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Tivoli
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tivoli have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tivoli
    • Tivoli is located in Dutchess County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tivoli <4>
  • Tannersville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Katsbaan ...

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

Adding Katsbaan to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Katsbaan 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 we've found for Katsbaan was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Katsbaan post office opened in 1889.

We also found Katsbaan in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Katsbaan.

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

The official website for Ulster County:

The official website for State of New York:

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 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 Katsbaan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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