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Welcome to Otisville ...

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

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Otisville has a population of 1,056 people<3> (see below for details).

Otisville is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Otisville ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Otisville had an population of 1,056 people. This is a decrease of 1.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Otisville had a population of 1,068 people. This makes Otisville the county's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,068 people, the population of Otisville increased 7.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 989 people).

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

Communities Also Named Otisville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Otisville - they are located in Michigan and Minnesota.

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

Communities near Otisville ...

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

  • Middletown
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
  • Port Jervis
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Warwick
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Walden
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walden
    • Walden is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,620 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walden <5>
  • Monticello
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Washingtonville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Goshen
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
    • Goshen is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,337 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen <5>
  • Montgomery
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Chester
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Ellenville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Otisville ...

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

Adding Otisville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Otisville.

The official website for Otisville:

The official website for Orange County:

The official website for State of New York:

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 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 Otisville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Otisville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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