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Welcome to Newburgh ...

The Town of Newburgh is located in Orange County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Newburgh has a population of 31,493 people<3> (see below for details).

Newburgh is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Newburgh had an population of 31,493 people. This is an increase of 5.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Newburgh had a population of 29,801 people (which is 7.99% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Newburgh the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Newburgh represents 0.15% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,801 people, the population of Newburgh increased 8.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,568 people).

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

Communities near Newburgh ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Newburgh
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Newburgh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<6>
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Newburgh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,503 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
  • Wallkill [Orange County]
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    • Wallkill [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Newburgh
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallkill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Palm Tree [Orange County]
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      • Palm Tree [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Newburgh
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Newburgh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
    • Middletown [Orange County]
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      • Middletown [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Newburgh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
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      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Newburgh
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wappinger
      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Newburgh
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wappinger
    • Peekskill [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peekskill
      • Peekskill [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Newburgh
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,087 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peekskill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peekskill<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Newburgh ...

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

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About Orange County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Newburgh. 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 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 Newburgh.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Newburgh - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Newburgh) 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 Newburgh. 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 NewburghOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Newburgh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5520, Longitude: -74.0635       In this case, the coordinates for Newburgh 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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