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Welcome to Wappinger ...

The Town of Wappinger is located in Dutchess County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wappinger has a population of 26,716 people<3> (see below for details).

Wappinger is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wappinger had an population of 26,716 people. This is a decrease of 1.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wappinger had a population of 27,048 people (or 9.09% of the total population of Dutchess County). This makes Wappinger the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Wappinger represents 0.14% of the population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,048 people, the population of Wappinger increased 2.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 26,274 people).

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

Communities near Wappinger ...

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

  • Carmel [Putnam County]
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    • Carmel [Putnam County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wappinger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,106 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carmel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carmel
  • Newburgh [Orange County]
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    • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Wappinger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 31,494 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]
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    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Wappinger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<6>
  • East Fishkill [Dutchess County]
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    • East Fishkill [Dutchess County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Wappinger
    • Estimated population in 2019: 29,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Fishkill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Fishkill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newburgh [Orange County]
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      • Newburgh [Orange County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Wappinger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,177 people
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      • 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 southwest of Wappinger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,703 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.
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    • Montgomery [Orange County]
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      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Wappinger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,065 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.
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    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
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      • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Wappinger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,847 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Southeast [Putnam County]
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      • Southeast [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Wappinger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,052 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southeast have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • La Grange [Dutchess County]
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      • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wappinger
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wappinger ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dutchess County: www.dutchessny.gov/

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 Dutchess, 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 Wappinger.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wappinger - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wappinger) 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 Wappinger. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wappinger

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wappinger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5904, Longitude: -73.8921       In this case, the coordinates for Wappinger 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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