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Welcome to Kerhonkson ...

Kerhonkson is located in Ulster County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Kerhonkson, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1852.

Kerhonkson is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Kerhonkson: 12446<3>

Websites for Kerhonkson ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

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

Communities near Kerhonkson ...

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

  • Kingston
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • New Paltz
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Paltz have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Paltz
    • New Paltz is located in Ulster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,198 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Paltz <4>
  • Walden
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walden
    • Walden is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,620 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walden <4>
  • Montgomery
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Ellenville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Wurtsboro
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wurtsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wurtsboro
    • Wurtsboro is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,150 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wurtsboro <4>
  • Woodridge
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodridge
    • Woodridge is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodridge <4>
  • Bloomingburg
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Napanoch
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napanoch have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napanoch
    • Napanoch is located in Ulster County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napanoch <4>
  • Kyserike
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kyserike have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kyserike
    • Kyserike is located in Ulster County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kerhonkson ...

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

Adding Kerhonkson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kerhonkson 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 Kerhonkson was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Kerhonkson post office opened in 1852.

We also found Kerhonkson in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Kerhonkson.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kerhonkson. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Kerhonkson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Kerhonkson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kerhonkson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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