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Welcome to Plattekill ...

Plattekill is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

Plattekill is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Plattekill ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ulsterchamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Plattekill, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Plattekill ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Plattekill
    • 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
  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Plattekill
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Plattekill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<5>
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Fishkill
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Plattekill
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wallkill [Orange County]
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      • Wallkill [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Plattekill
      • 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
    • Palm Tree [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Tree
      • Palm Tree [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Plattekill
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Plattekill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newburgh
      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Plattekill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<5>
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Windsor
      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Plattekill
      • 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]<4> to the east of Plattekill
      • 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plattekill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Ulster County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plattekill. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plattekill - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plattekill) 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 Plattekill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PlattekillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plattekill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6176, Longitude: -74.0760       In this case, the coordinates for Plattekill 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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