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Welcome to Putnam Lake ...

Putnam Lake is located in Putnam County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Putnam Lake: Putnam Lk.

Putnam Lake is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Putnam Lake ...

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

  • Danbury [Fairfield County]
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    • Danbury [Fairfield County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Putnam Lake
    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Putnam Lake
    • 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.
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  • Yorktown [Westchester County]
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    • Yorktown [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Putnam Lake
    • 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.
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  • Carmel [Putnam County]
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    • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Putnam Lake
    • 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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    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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      • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Putnam Lake
      • 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.
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    • Newtown [Fairfield County]
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      • Newtown [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Putnam Lake
      • 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]
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      • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Putnam Lake
      • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Putnam Lake
      • 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.
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    • Ridgefield [Fairfield County]
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      • Ridgefield [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Putnam Lake
      • 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.
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    • Somers [Westchester County]
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      • Somers [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Putnam Lake
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somers

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Putnam Lake ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Putnam Lake - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Putnam Lake) 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 Putnam Lake. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Putnam Lake

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Putnam Lake. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4620, Longitude: -73.5462       In this case, the coordinates for Putnam Lake 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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