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Welcome to Red Hook ...

Red Hook is located in Kings County<1>.

Red Hook is near sea level<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Red Hook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two New York communities named Red Hook: This one is located in Kings County and the other is located in Dutchess County.

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

Communities near Red Hook ...

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

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<4>
  • Newark [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Red Hook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 230,379 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 200,040 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<4>
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,801 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabeth
      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 128,382 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80,973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<4>
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Red Hook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic

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.

Adding Red Hook to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Red Hook was on a map titled Road Map for New York (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

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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 State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Kings, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Hook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- 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: 40.6768, Longitude: -74.0079    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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