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Welcome to Mechanicstown ...

Mechanicstown is located in Orange County<1>.

Mechanicstown is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Websites for Mechanicstown ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.orangeny.org/

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

Communities Also Named Mechanicstown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Mechanicstown - they are located in Ohio and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Mechanicstown ...

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

  • Newburgh [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newburgh
    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Mechanicstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,524 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
  • Warwick [Orange County]
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    • Warwick [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Mechanicstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,096 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Palm Tree [Orange County]
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    • Palm Tree [Orange County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mechanicstown
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Tree
  • Kiryas Joel [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiryas Joel
    • Kiryas Joel [Orange County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mechanicstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Mechanicstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<5>
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Windsor
      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Mechanicstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
    • Montgomery [Orange County]
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      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Mechanicstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,859 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
    • Monroe [Orange County]
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      • Monroe [Orange County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Mechanicstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,696 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Blooming Grove [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blooming Grove
      • Blooming Grove [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Mechanicstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blooming Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blooming Grove
    • Goshen [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Mechanicstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mechanicstown ...

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

Adding Mechanicstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mechanicstown 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 Mechanicstown was on a map titled Map of New York (from Rand McNally, 1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Orange County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.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 Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mechanicstown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Mechanicstown) 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 Mechanicstown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MechanicstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mechanicstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4446, Longitude: -74.3872    
<4>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.
<5>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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