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Welcome to Shandaken ...

The Town of Shandaken is located in Ulster County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Shandaken has a population of 2,943 people<3> (see below for details).

Shandaken is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shandaken had an population of 2,943 people. This is a decrease of 4.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Shandaken had a population of 3,085 people. This makes Shandaken the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Shandaken represents 0.02% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 687th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,085 people, the population of Shandaken decreased 4.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,235 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Shandaken.

Communities near Shandaken ...

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

  • Saugerties [Ulster County]
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    • Saugerties [Ulster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Shandaken
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saugerties
  • Ulster [Ulster County]
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    • Ulster [Ulster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Shandaken
    • 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
  • Rochester [Ulster County]
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    • Rochester [Ulster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Shandaken
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,202 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Hurley [Ulster County]
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    • Hurley [Ulster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Shandaken
    • 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.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodstock [Ulster County]
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      • Woodstock [Ulster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Shandaken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,756 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Marbletown [Ulster County]
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      • Marbletown [Ulster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Shandaken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,497 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marbletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Olive [Ulster County]
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      • Olive [Ulster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Shandaken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,271 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Neversink [Sullivan County]
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      • Neversink [Sullivan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Shandaken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neversink have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Middletown [Delaware County]
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      • Middletown [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Shandaken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hunter [Greene County]
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      • Hunter [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Shandaken
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shandaken ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shandaken. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Shandaken.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shandaken - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shandaken) 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 Shandaken. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShandakenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shandaken. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0670, Longitude: -74.3640       In this case, the coordinates for Shandaken have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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