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Welcome to Wallkill ...

The Town of Wallkill is located in Orange County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wallkill has a population of 28,998 people<3> (see below for details).

Wallkill is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wallkill had an population of 28,998 people. This is an increase of 5.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wallkill had a population of 27,426 people (or 7.36% of the total population of Orange County). This makes Wallkill the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Wallkill represents 0.14% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,426 people, the population of Wallkill increased 11.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 24,659 people).

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

Communities near Wallkill ...

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

  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Wallkill
    • 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
  • Warwick [Orange County]
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    • Warwick [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Wallkill
    • 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
  • Palm Tree [Orange County]
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    • Palm Tree [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Wallkill
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Tree
  • Kiryas Joel [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiryas Joel
    • Kiryas Joel [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Wallkill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wallkill
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Wallkill
      • 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 [Orange County]
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      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Wallkill
      • 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 [Orange County]
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      • Monroe [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Wallkill
      • 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 [Orange County]
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      • Blooming Grove [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Wallkill
      • 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
    • Thompson [Sullivan County]
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      • Thompson [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Wallkill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,082 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wallkill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Orange County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wallkill. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wallkill.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wallkill - 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- Wallkill) 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 Wallkill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WallkillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wallkill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4831, Longitude: -74.3918       In this case, the coordinates for Wallkill 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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