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Welcome to Wassaic ...

Wassaic is located in Dutchess County<1>.

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

Wassaic is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Wassaic to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Wassaic in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Wassaic elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Wassaic ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Wassaic - it's located in North Dakota.

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

Communities near Wassaic ...

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

  • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poughkeepsie
    • Poughkeepsie [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Wassaic
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poughkeepsie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poughkeepsie<5>
  • New Milford [Litchfield County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Milford
    • New Milford [Litchfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Wassaic
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Milford
  • Hyde Park [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
    • Hyde Park [Dutchess County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Wassaic
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
  • La Grange [Dutchess County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
    • La Grange [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Wassaic
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beekman [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beekman
      • Beekman [Dutchess County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Wassaic
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,387 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beekman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beekman
    • Pleasant Valley [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
      • Pleasant Valley [Dutchess County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Wassaic
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Valley
    • Dover [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Dutchess County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Wassaic
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,344 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Pawling [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pawling
      • Pawling [Dutchess County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Wassaic
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pawling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pawling
    • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rhinebeck
      • Rhinebeck [Dutchess County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Wassaic
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,813 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhinebeck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhinebeck
    • Union Vale [Dutchess County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Vale
      • Union Vale [Dutchess County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Wassaic
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Vale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Vale

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wassaic ...

Looking for more information about Wassaic? 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 Wassaic, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wassaic.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New York

About Dutchess County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wassaic. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wassaic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Wassaic) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wassaic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8040, Longitude: -73.5587       In this case, the coordinates for Wassaic 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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