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Welcome to Wawarsing ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wawarsing has a population of 12,597 people<3> (see below for details).

Wawarsing is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wawarsing had an population of 12,597 people. This is a decrease of 4.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wawarsing had a population of 13,157 people (or 7.21% of the total population of Ulster County). This makes Wawarsing the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Wawarsing represents 0.07% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 188th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,157 people, the population of Wawarsing increased 2.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,889 people).

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

Communities near Wawarsing ...

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

  • Wallkill [Orange County]
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    • Wallkill [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Wawarsing
    • 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.
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  • Montgomery [Orange County]
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    • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Wawarsing
    • 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.
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  • Thompson [Sullivan County]
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    • Thompson [Sullivan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Wawarsing
    • 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.
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  • New Paltz [Ulster County]
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    • New Paltz [Ulster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Wawarsing
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,099 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Paltz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shawangunk [Ulster County]
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      • Shawangunk [Ulster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Wawarsing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawangunk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fallsburg [Sullivan County]
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      • Fallsburg [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Wawarsing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fallsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mamakating [Sullivan County]
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      • Mamakating [Sullivan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Wawarsing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,455 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mamakating have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Plattekill [Ulster County]
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      • Plattekill [Ulster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Wawarsing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,188 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plattekill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Liberty [Sullivan County]
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      • Liberty [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Wawarsing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,595 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Crawford [Orange County]
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      • Crawford [Orange County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Wawarsing
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Wawarsing. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wawarsing.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wawarsing ...

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

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About Ulster County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wawarsing. 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 Wawarsing.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wawarsing - 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 from Point A (ie- Wawarsing) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wawarsing. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WawarsingOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wawarsing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7479, Longitude: -74.4215       In this case, the coordinates for Wawarsing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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