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Welcome to New Paltz ...

The Town of New Paltz is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of New Paltz has a population of 14,071 people<3> (see below for details).

New Paltz is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, New Paltz had an population of 14,071 people. This is an increase of 0.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.67% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of New Paltz had a population of 14,003 people (or 7.67% of the total population of Ulster County). This makes New Paltz the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of New Paltz represents 0.07% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 179th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,003 people, the population of New Paltz increased 9.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,830 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for New Paltz.

Communities near New Paltz ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of New Paltz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,870 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poughkeepsie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of New Paltz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,524 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of New Paltz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,447 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<6>
  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of New Paltz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,902 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
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      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of New Paltz
      • 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
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      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of New Paltz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,669 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wappinger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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      • Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of New Paltz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,055 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Montgomery [Orange County]
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      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of New Paltz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,859 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Kingston [Ulster County]
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      • Kingston [Ulster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of New Paltz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,736 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
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      • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of New Paltz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,726 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park 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 New Paltz. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Paltz.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Paltz ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for New Paltz. 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 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 New Paltz.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Paltz - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Paltz) 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 New Paltz. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New PaltzOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Paltz. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7584, Longitude: -74.0868       In this case, the coordinates for New Paltz 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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