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Welcome to Kent ...

The Town of Kent is located in Putnam County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Kent has a population of 13,162 people<3> (see below for details).

Kent is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kent had an population of 13,162 people. This is a decrease of 2.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Kent had a population of 13,507 people (or 13.55% of the total population of Putnam County). This makes Kent the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kent represents 0.07% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,507 people, the population of Kent decreased 3.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,009 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kent - it's located in Connecticut.

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

Communities near Kent ...

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

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Kent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<6>
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Kent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Kent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,062 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
  • Cortlandt [Westchester County]
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    • Cortlandt [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Kent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 42,294 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cortlandt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cortlandt
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yorktown [Westchester County]
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      • Yorktown [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Kent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
      • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Kent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Kent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<6>
    • New Milford [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Milford
      • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wappinger
      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Kent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wappinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wappinger
    • Ridgefield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgefield
      • Ridgefield [Fairfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Kent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgefield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kent ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Putnam County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountyny.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 Putnam, 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 Kent.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kent) 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 Kent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kent

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4668, Longitude: -73.6912       In this case, the coordinates for Kent 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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