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Welcome to Poughquag ...

Poughquag is located in Dutchess County<1>.

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

Poughquag is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Poughquag 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 Poughquag 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 Poughquag elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Poughquag on a Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Communities near Poughquag ...

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

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Poughquag
    • 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]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Poughquag
    • 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]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Poughquag
    • 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
  • Carmel [Putnam County]
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    • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Poughquag
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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      • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Poughquag
      • Estimated population in 2019: 30,515 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<5>
    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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      • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Poughquag
      • 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
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Poughquag
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<5>
    • New Milford [Litchfield County]
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      • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Poughquag
      • 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.
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    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
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      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Poughquag
      • 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
    • Fishkill [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishkill
      • Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Poughquag
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,096 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishkill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poughquag ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Dutchess County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Poughquag. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/

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 Dutchess, 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 Poughquag - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poughquag) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poughquag. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6090, Longitude: -73.6818       In this case, the coordinates for Poughquag 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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