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Welcome to Red Hook ...

The Town of Red Hook is located in Dutchess County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Red Hook has a population of 11,149 people<3> (see below for details).

Red Hook is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Red Hook had an population of 11,149 people. This is a decrease of 1.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Red Hook had a population of 11,319 people. This makes Red Hook the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Red Hook represents 0.06% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 216th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,319 people, the population of Red Hook increased 8.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 10,408 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Hook.

Communities near Red Hook ...

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

  • Kingston [Ulster County]
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    • Kingston [Ulster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,736 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
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    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,726 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
  • Saugerties [Ulster County]
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    • Saugerties [Ulster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,002 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saugerties have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ulster [Ulster County]
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    • Ulster [Ulster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,708 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ulster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ulster
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Catskill [Greene County]
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      • Catskill [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pleasant Valley [Dutchess County]
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      • Pleasant Valley [Dutchess County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,615 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Esopus [Ulster County]
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      • Esopus [Ulster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,704 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esopus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County]
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      • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,792 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhinebeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhinebeck
    • Hudson [Columbia County]
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      • Hudson [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
    • Hurley [Ulster County]
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      • Hurley [Ulster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurley

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Hook ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New York

About Dutchess County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Red Hook. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Red Hook.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Hook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Red Hook) 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 Red Hook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red HookOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Hook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0156, Longitude: -73.8762       In this case, the coordinates for Red Hook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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