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Welcome to Slate Hill ...

Slate Hill is located in Orange County<1>.

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

Slate Hill is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Slate Hill ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.orangeny.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Slate Hill, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Slate Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Slate Hill - they are located in Pennsylvania and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Slate Hill.

Communities near Slate Hill ...

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

  • Warwick (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warwick
    • Warwick lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,096 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warwick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warwick
  • Wallkill (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallkill
    • Wallkill lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • 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
  • Palm Tree (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Tree
    • Palm Tree lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Tree
  • Kiryas Joel (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiryas Joel
    • Kiryas Joel lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
  • Middletown (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,023 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • New Windsor (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Windsor
    • New Windsor lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • 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
  • Montgomery (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
    • Montgomery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • 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
  • Monroe (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
    • Monroe lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,696 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
  • Blooming Grove (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blooming Grove
    • Blooming Grove lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,464 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blooming Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blooming Grove
  • Goshen (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
    • Goshen lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Slate Hill and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,097 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slate Hill ...

Looking for more information about Slate Hill? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Slate Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Slate Hill.

Adding Slate Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Slate Hill 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 Slate Hill was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Slate Hill in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Slate Hill

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About Orange County

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

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.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 Orange, 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 Slate Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Slate Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slate Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3909, Longitude: -74.4765       In this case, the coordinates for Slate Hill 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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