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Welcome to Olive ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Olive has a population of 4,283 people<3> (see below for details).

Olive is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Olive had an population of 4,283 people. This is a decrease of 3.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Olive had a population of 4,419 people. This makes Olive the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Olive represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 529th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,419 people, the population of Olive decreased 3.49% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,579 people).

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

Communities near Olive ...

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

  • Kingston [Ulster County]
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    • Kingston [Ulster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,736 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Saugerties [Ulster County]
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    • Saugerties [Ulster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,002 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saugerties have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • New Paltz [Ulster County]
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    • New Paltz [Ulster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Paltz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ulster [Ulster County]
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    • Ulster [Ulster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Olive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,708 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wawarsing [Ulster County]
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      • Wawarsing [Ulster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wawarsing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lloyd [Ulster County]
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      • Lloyd [Ulster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lloyd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Esopus [Ulster County]
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      • Esopus [Ulster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esopus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County]
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      • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,792 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhinebeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rochester [Ulster County]
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      • Rochester [Ulster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Paltz [Ulster County]
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      • New Paltz [Ulster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Olive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Paltz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Paltz
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Paltz<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 Olive. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Olive.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olive ...

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

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About Ulster County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Olive. 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 Olive.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olive - 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' (or 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- Olive) 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 Olive. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OliveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olive. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9445, Longitude: -74.2568       In this case, the coordinates for Olive 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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