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Welcome to Middletown ...

The city of Middletown is located in Orange County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Middletown has a population of 28,189 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Middletown.

Middletown is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Middletown: (845)

The ZIP code for Middletown: 10940<4>

Websites for Middletown ...

Official Website:   www.ci.middletown.ny.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.orangeny.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Middletown had an population of 28,189 people. This is an increase of 0.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Middletown had a population of 28,086 people (or 7.53% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Middletown the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Middletown represents 0.14% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 86th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 28,086 people, the population of Middletown increased 10.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,388 people).

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

Communities Also Named Middletown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Middletown: This one is located in Orange County and the other is located in Bronx County.

Beyond New York, there are 44 communities that are also named Middletown - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (4), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey (3), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Pennsylvania (7), Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Middletown ...

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

  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Middletown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,524 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Middletown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,096 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Middletown
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Middletown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
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      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Middletown
      • 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.<6> 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,859 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,696 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Blooming Grove [Orange County]
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      • Blooming Grove [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Middletown
      • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blooming Grove
    • Thompson [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson
      • Thompson [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,082 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson
    • Shawangunk [Ulster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawangunk
      • Shawangunk [Ulster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Middletown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawangunk have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawangunk

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Middletown. Our list includes 42 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Middletown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Middletown ...

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

Adding Middletown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Middletown 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 Middletown was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Middletown in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Middletown

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About Orange County

About New York

The official website for Middletown: www.ci.middletown.ny.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Middletown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Middletown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Middletown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Middletown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Middletown) 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 Middletown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MiddletownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Middletown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4462, Longitude: -74.4211    
<6>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.




 

 

 

 

 


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