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Welcome to Montgomery ...

The village of Montgomery is located in Orange County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Montgomery, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Montgomery has a population of 4,530 people<2> (see below for details).

Montgomery is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Montgomery is within the (845) area code.

The ZIP code for Montgomery: 12549<4>

Websites for Montgomery ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.orangeny.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Montgomery had an population of 4,530 people. This is an increase of 18.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montgomery had a population of 3,814 people. This makes Montgomery the county's 32nd most populous community.

The population of Montgomery represents 0.02% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 587th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,814 people, the population of Montgomery increased 4.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,636 people).

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

Communities Also Named Montgomery ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 36 communities that are also named Montgomery - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Montgomery ...

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

  • Palm Tree
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Tree
    • Palm Tree is located in Orange County
  • Kiryas Joel
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiryas Joel
    • Kiryas Joel is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
  • Middletown
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Newburgh
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Beacon
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beacon
    • Beacon is located in Dutchess County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,930 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beacon <5>
  • Woodbury
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
    • Woodbury is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,058 people
  • Monroe
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,558 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe <5>
  • New Paltz
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Paltz have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 <5>
  • Warwick
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Washingtonville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Montgomery. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Montgomery.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montgomery ...

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

Adding Montgomery to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Montgomery 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 Montgomery was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Montgomery in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Montgomery.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Montgomery. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Montgomery.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montgomery - 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 village (such as Montgomery). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montgomery or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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