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Welcome to Kinderhook ...

The Town of Kinderhook is located in Columbia County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Kinderhook has a population of 8,199 people<3> (see below for details).

Kinderhook is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kinderhook had an population of 8,199 people. This is a decrease of 3.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Kinderhook had a population of 8,498 people (or 13.47% of the total population of Columbia County). This makes Kinderhook the county's most populous community.

The population of Kinderhook represents 0.04% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 287th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,498 people, the population of Kinderhook increased 2.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,296 people).

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

Communities near Kinderhook ...

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

  • Albany [Albany County]
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    • Albany [Albany County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Kinderhook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,429 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<6>
  • Bethlehem [Albany County]
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    • Bethlehem [Albany County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Kinderhook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,808 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethlehem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • East Greenbush [Rensselaer County]
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    • East Greenbush [Rensselaer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Kinderhook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,127 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Schodack [Rensselaer County]
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    • Schodack [Rensselaer County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Kinderhook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,079 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schodack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Greenbush [Rensselaer County]
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      • North Greenbush [Rensselaer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Kinderhook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Catskill [Greene County]
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      • Catskill [Greene County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Kinderhook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rensselaer [Rensselaer County]
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      • Rensselaer [Rensselaer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Kinderhook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,142 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rensselaer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rensselaer<6>
    • New Scotland [Albany County]
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      • New Scotland [Albany County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Kinderhook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Sand Lake [Rensselaer County]
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      • Sand Lake [Rensselaer County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kinderhook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,422 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Coxsackie [Greene County]
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      • Coxsackie [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Kinderhook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,334 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coxsackie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Kinderhook. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kinderhook.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kinderhook ...

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

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About Columbia County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kinderhook. 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>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 Kinderhook.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kinderhook - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kinderhook) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kinderhook. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KinderhookOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kinderhook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4129, Longitude: -73.6815       In this case, the coordinates for Kinderhook 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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