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Welcome to Wawayanda ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Wawayanda has a population of 7,313 people<3> (see below for details).

Wawayanda is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wawayanda had an population of 7,313 people. This is an increase of 0.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Wawayanda had a population of 7,266 people. This makes Wawayanda the county's 21st most populous community.

The population of Wawayanda represents 0.04% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 333rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,266 people, the population of Wawayanda increased 15.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,273 people).

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

Communities near Wawayanda ...

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

  • Warwick [Orange County]
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    • Warwick [Orange County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Wawayanda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 31,327 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.
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  • Wallkill [Orange County]
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    • Wallkill [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wawayanda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,987 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
  • New Windsor [Orange County]
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    • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Wawayanda
    • 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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  • Kiryas Joel [Orange County]
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    • Kiryas Joel [Orange County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Wawayanda
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,813 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kiryas Joel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Montgomery [Orange County]
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      • Montgomery [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Wawayanda
      • 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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    • Monroe [Orange County]
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      • Monroe [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Wawayanda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,824 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.
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    • Blooming Grove [Orange County]
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      • Blooming Grove [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Wawayanda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,623 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.
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    • Chester [Orange County]
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      • Chester [Orange County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Wawayanda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,185 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Woodbury [Orange County]
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      • Woodbury [Orange County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Wawayanda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,730 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Wawayanda
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,430 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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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 Wawayanda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wawayanda.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wawayanda ...

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

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About Orange County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wawayanda. 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 Wawayanda.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wawayanda - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wawayanda) 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 Wawayanda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WawayandaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wawayanda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3840, Longitude: -74.4563       In this case, the coordinates for Wawayanda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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