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Welcome to West Kill ...

West Kill is located in Greene County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for West Kill: W. Kill

West Kill is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for West Kill: (518)

The ZIP code for West Kill: 12492<3>

Websites for West Kill ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.greenecounty-chamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to West Kill, the following might be of interest:

Communities near West Kill ...

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

  • Woodstock [Ulster County]
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    • Woodstock [Ulster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of West Kill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,756 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
  • Olive [Ulster County]
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    • Olive [Ulster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of West Kill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive
  • Middletown [Delaware County]
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    • Middletown [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of West Kill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
  • Shandaken [Ulster County]
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    • Shandaken [Ulster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of West Kill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,928 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shandaken have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shandaken
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Durham [Greene County]
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      • Durham [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of West Kill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • Hunter [Greene County]
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      • Hunter [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of West Kill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,621 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
    • Roxbury [Delaware County]
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      • Roxbury [Delaware County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of West Kill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roxbury have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
    • Stamford [Delaware County]
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      • Stamford [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of West Kill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stamford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamford
    • Windham [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windham
      • Windham [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of West Kill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,683 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Gilboa [Schoharie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilboa
      • Gilboa [Schoharie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of West Kill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilboa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilboa

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Kill ...

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

Adding West Kill to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for West Kill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found West Kill on a map titled Rand McNally Map of New York (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Greene County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Greene, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Kill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as West Kill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether West Kill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Kill) 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 West Kill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West KillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Kill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2089, Longitude: -74.3883    
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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