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Welcome to Patterson ...

Patterson is located in Putnam County<1>.

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

Patterson is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Patterson: (845)

Websites for Patterson ...

Official Website: www.pattersonny.org/

Adding Patterson to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Patterson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Patterson elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Patterson on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Patterson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Patterson: This one is located in Putnam County and the other is located in Bronx County.

Beyond New York, there are 42 communities that are also named Patterson - they are located in Arkansas (4), California (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Patterson ...

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

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Patterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danbury<5>
  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danbury
    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Patterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,694 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danbury
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Patterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,062 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
  • Yorktown [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorktown
    • Yorktown [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Patterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yorktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorktown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carmel [Putnam County]
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      • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Patterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,106 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
      • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Patterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 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
    • Newtown [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newtown
      • Newtown [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Patterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,891 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newtown<5>
    • New Milford [Litchfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Milford
      • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Patterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wappinger
      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Patterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,716 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
    • Ridgefield [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgefield
      • Ridgefield [Fairfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Patterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,959 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgefield

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Patterson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Putnam County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Patterson: www.pattersonny.org/

The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountyny.com/

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 Putnam, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Patterson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Patterson) 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 Patterson. 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 Patterson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Patterson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5137, Longitude: -73.6062       In this case, the coordinates for Patterson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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