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Welcome to Shawangunk ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Shawangunk has a population of 13,865 people<3> (see below for details).

Shawangunk is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shawangunk had an population of 13,865 people. This is a decrease of 3.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Shawangunk had a population of 14,332 people (which is 7.85% of the total population of Ulster County). This makes Shawangunk the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Shawangunk represents 0.07% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 175th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,332 people, the population of Shawangunk increased 19.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,022 people).

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

Communities near Shawangunk ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Shawangunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,870 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
  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Shawangunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,524 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Shawangunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<6>
  • Wallkill [Orange County]
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    • Wallkill [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Shawangunk
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wallkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallkill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middletown [Orange County]
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      • Middletown [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Shawangunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Shawangunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,902 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburgh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburgh<6>
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
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      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Shawangunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
    • Wappinger [Dutchess County]
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      • Wappinger [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Shawangunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,669 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]
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      • Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Shawangunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,055 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
    • Montgomery [Orange County]
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      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Shawangunk
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,859 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montgomery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shawangunk ...

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

Mentions & References for Shawangunk

Cities, Towns and Villages of New York

About Ulster County

About New York

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shawangunk. 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 Shawangunk.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shawangunk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Shawangunk) 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 Shawangunk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShawangunkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shawangunk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6340, Longitude: -74.2590       In this case, the coordinates for Shawangunk 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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