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Encyclopedia > Putnam County, New York
Putnam County, New York
Seal of Putnam County, New York
Map
Map of New York highlighting Putnam County
Location in the state of New York
Statistics
Formed 1812
Seat Carmel
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

638 km² (246 mi²)
599 km² (231 mi²)
39 km² (15 mi²), 1.21%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

95,745
160/km² 
Website: www.putnamcountyny.com

Putnam County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York . As of 2004, the population is 100,570. It is part of the New York Metropolitan Area. The county seat is Carmel. The name is in honor of Israel Putnam, who was a hero in the French and Indian War and a general in the American Revolutionary War. Image File history File links Putnam_County_ny_seal. ... Image File history File links Map_of_New_York_highlighting_Putnam_County. ... 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Carmel is a town located in Putnam County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 33,006. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) None Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The New York metropolitan area is the most populous in the United States and the fourth most populous in the world (after Tokyo, Seoul, and Mexico City). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Carmel is a town located in Putnam County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 33,006. ... Maj. ... Combatants France and its native allies, mostly Algonquin and Huron Great Britain and its native allies, mostly Iroquois Strength 3,900 regulars 7,900 militia 2,200 natives (1759) 50,000 regulars and militia (1759) The French and Indian War was the nine-year North American chapter of the Seven... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, Dutch Republic, Spain, American Indians Great Britain, German mercenaries, Loyalists, American Indians Commanders George Washington, Comte de Rochambeau, Nathanael Greene, Bernardo de Gálvez Sir William Howe, Sir Henry Clinton, Lord Cornwallis (more commanders) The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War...

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History

When New York State established its first twelve counties in 1683, the present Putnam County was part of Dutchess County. Dutchess County also included two towns in the present Columbia County. Until 1713, Dutchess County was administered by Ulster County. Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... Dutchess County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Location in the state of New York Formed 1786 Seat Hudson Area  - Total  - Water 1,679 km² (648 mi²) 32 km² (13 mi²) 1. ... // Events April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht June 23 - French residents of Acadia given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia Canada first Orrery built by George Graham Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713... Ulster County is a county located in the state of New York, USA. It sits in the states beautiful Mid-Hudson Region of the Hudson Valley. ...


In 1812, Putnam County was detached from Dutchess. The six towns comprising the county had reached their current names and boundaries by 1877. 1812 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...


Government

Governmental operations in Putnam County are outlined in the County Charter which was approved by the voters of the County in November 1977. It is administered by a County Executive and a 9-member County Legislature.


The current County Executive is Robert J. Bondi. He took the oath of office on January 1, 1991. The members of the County Legislature are: Daniel G. Birmingham, Chairman, District 7, Vincent Tamagna, District 1, Sam Oliverio, Jr., District 2, Terry Intrari, District 3, Michael Semo, Jr., District 4, Mary Ellen Odell, District 5, Tony Hay, District 6, Robert McGuigan, Jr., District 8 and Regina Morini, District 9.


The County has had three County Executives:


David D. Bruen 1979-1986


Peter C. Alexanderson, 1987-1990


Robert J. Bondi, 1991-present.


Prior to the Charter form of government, the County's affairs were managed by a six-member Board of Supervisors (one Supervisor from each town in the County).


Geography

Putnam County is located in the southeastern part of New York State, between the Hudson River on its west and the New York-Connecticut border on its east, south of Newburgh, north of White Plains. The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, is a river running mainly through New York State but partly forming the boundary between the states of New York and New Jersey. ... Official language(s) None Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Newburgh is a city located in Orange County, New York. ... Location of White Plains. ...


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 638 km² (246 mi²). 599 km² (231 mi²) of it is land and 39 km² (15 mi²) of it (6.08%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


The terrain of the county is generally hilly. The region of the county nearest the Hudson River is especially so and is part of the Hudson Highlands. Wind Gate, the northern entrance to the Hudson Highlands, as seen from Newburgh. ...


The highest point is in that range, on Scofield Ridge, at approximately 469 m (1,540 feet) above sea level. The lowest point is sea level along the Hudson.


Adjacent Counties

Dutchess County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... Westchester County is a suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ... The Orange County Government Center in Goshen, N.Y., designed by Paul Rudolph. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 95,745 people, 32,703 households, and 25,181 families residing in the county. The population density was 160/km² (414/mi²). There were 35,030 housing units at an average density of 58/km² (152/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 93.87% White, 1.63% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 1.24% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.67% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. 6.24% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 32,703 households out of which 38.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.40% were married couples living together, 8.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.00% were non-families. 18.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.27. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 32.10% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 9.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 99.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $72,279, and the median income for a family was $82,197, the highest in the state. Males had a median income of $53,295 versus $38,390 for females. The per capita income for the county was $30,127. About 2.70% of families and 4.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.50% of those under age 18 and 7.00% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Transportation

U.S. 9 runs north-south in the western part of the county. The Taconic State Parkway runs north-south through the center part of the county. N.Y.S. Route 22 runs north-south in the eastern part of the county. North-south expressways include Interstate 684 and in the east, toward the Connecticut border, Interstate 84. United States Highway 9 is a north-south United States highway in the states of Delaware, New Jersey, and New York in the United States. ... This New York State route article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject New York State routes. ... Route 22, or Highway 22, can refer to: Alberta provincial highway 22 British Columbia provincial highway 22 Manitoba Provincial Highway 22 Nova Scotia Route 22 Prince Edward Island Route 22 Saskatchewan Highway 22 Interstate 22 (future) U.S. Route 22 State Route 22 (Alabama) Highway 22 (Arkansas) State Route 22... Interstate 684 (I-684) is a 28. ... MAJOR JUNCTIONS JUNCTION MILEPOST I-81 PA 0 I-380 PA 4 I-86 NY 19 (4) I-87 NY 36 (7) I-684 NY 68 (20) I-691 CT 41 (27) I-91 CT 62 (51&52) I-384 CT 66 (59) I-291 CT 68 (61) I-90...


The Harlem Line and the Hudson Line of the Metro North railroad provide frequent commuter rail service to New York City. A connection can be made to the south at Croton-Harmon (Metro-North station) on the Hudson Line in upper Westchester County for a connection to Amtrak. Metro-Norths Harlem Line, originally the New York Central Railroads New York and Harlem Railroad, is an 82-mile (132 km) commuter rail line running north from New York City into eastern Dutchess County. ... Metro-North Railroads Hudson Line is a commuter rail line running north from New York City along the east shore of the Hudson River. ... Metro-North (officially MTA Metro-North Railroad) is a suburban commuter railroad running service from New York City to the northern suburbs in New York State and Connecticut. ... A Connex commuter train stands by the platform in Melbourne, Australia Regional rail systems, or commuter rail systems, usually provide a rail service through a central business district area into suburbs or other locations that draw large numbers of people on a daily basis. ... The Croton-Harmon Metro-North Railroad station serves the residents of Croton-on-Hudson, New York via the Hudson Line. ... Metro-North Railroads Hudson Line is a commuter rail line running north from New York City along the east shore of the Hudson River. ... Westchester County is a suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ... Acela Express in West Windsor, NJ Amtrak Cascades service with tilting Talgo trainsets in Seattle, Washington Amtrak train in downtown Orlando, Florida For other uses, see Amtrak (disambiguation). ...


Towns, villages, and hamlets

  • Carmel
    • Carmel -- The hamlet of Carmel is in the northeast corner of the town.
    • Carmel Hills --
    • Field Corners --
    • Hopkins Corners --
    • Mahopac -- A hamlet where the town government is located.
    • Mahopac Falls -- A hamlet in the southwest corner of the town.
    • Mahopac Point --
    • Rock Hill Camp --
    • Secor Corners --
    • Tilly Foster -- A hamlet east of Carmel village.
    • West Mahopac -- A hamlet near the west town line.
  • Kent
    • Lake Carmel -- A hamlet.
    • Kent Corners --
    • Kent Hills --
    • Luddingtonville --
  • Patterson
    • Barnum Corners --
    • Camp Brady --
    • Fields Corners --
    • Haines Corners --
    • Haviland Hollow -- A hamlet along County Route 68 between NY 22 and Connecticut
    • Patterson -- The hamlet of Patterson.
    • Putnam Lake -- A lake in the eastern part of the town.
    • Putnam Lake -- A hamlet west of Putnam Lake.
    • Steinbeck Corners --
    • Towners -- A hamlet along NY 164 between NY 22 and NY 311
    • West Patterson --
  • Philipstown
    • Cold Spring -- The Village of Cold Spring
    • Forsonville --
    • Garrison --
    • Garrison Four Corners --
    • Glenclyffe --
    • Manitou --
    • McKeel Corners --
    • Nelsonville -- The Village of Nelsonville.
    • North Highland --
    • Storm King --
  • Putnam Valley
    • Adams Corners --
    • Christian Corners --
    • Gilbert Corners --
    • Lake Peekskill --
    • Oscawana Corners --
    • Putnam Lake --
    • Putnam Valley -- The hamlet of Putnam Valley is near the south town line.
    • Tompkins Corners --
    • Sunnybrook --
  • Southeast
    • Brewster -- Village of Brewster is centrally located in the town.
    • Brewster Heights -- A hamlet west of Brewster village.
    • Deans Corners --
    • Deforest Corners --
    • Drewville Heights --
    • Dykemans --
    • Milltown --
    • Sears Corners --
    • Sodom --



Carmel is a town located in Putnam County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 33,006. ... Carmel Hamlet (or Carmel) is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Carmel in Putnam County, New York. ... The definitions of the political subdivisions of the state of New York differ from those in certain other countries or even various other U.S. states, leading to misunderstandings regarding the governmental nature of an area. ... Mahopac, New York is a hamlet (and census-designated place) north of New York City in the Town of Carmel in Putnam County, New York. ... Kent is a town located in Putnam County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 14,009. ... Lake Carmel is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the Town of Kent in Putnam County, New York. ... Patterson is a town located in Putnam County, New York. ... Route 22 through Washington County New York State Route 22 is the third longest New York state highway. ... A man-made lake in Keukenhof, Netherlands A lake is a body of water or other liquid of considerable size surrounded by land. ... Putnam Lake is a hamlet (and census-designated place) located in the eastern part of the Town of Patterson in Putnam County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, it had a total population of 3,855. ... Junction Location NY-311 Patterson NY-22 Towners Legend New York State Routes Current - Deleted New York State Route 164 is a short state highway located entirely in the Town of Patterson in northwestern Putnam County. ... Junction Location NY-52 Lake Carmel I-84 Exit 18 NY-164 (WT) Patterson NY-292 Patterson NY-22 Akins Corners Legend New York State Routes Current - Deleted New York State Route 311 is a state highway located entirely within Putnam County. ... Philipstown is a town located in Putnam County, New York. ... Cold Spring, or Cold Spring-on-Hudson, is a village located in the Town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York. ... Garrison is a town in New York. ... Nelsonville is a village located in the Town of Philipstown in Putnam County, New York. ... Putnam Valley is a town in Putnam County, New York, USA. The population was 10,686 at the 2000 census. ... Southeast is a town located in Putnam County, New York. ... Brewster is a village located in the Town of Southeast in Putnam County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 2,162. ... A hamlet is (usually — see below) a small settlement, too small or unimportant to be considered a village. ...

North: Dutchess County
West: Hudson River
Orange County
Putnam County East: Fairfield County, Connecticut
Southwest: Rockland County South: Westchester County

Dutchess County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. ... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, is a river running mainly through New York State but partly forming the boundary between the states of New York and New Jersey. ... The Orange County Government Center in Goshen, N.Y., designed by Paul Rudolph. ... Fairfield County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Connecticut. ... The Tappan Zee Bridge, in a view looking toward Rockland. ... Westchester County is a suburban county with about 940,000 residents located in the U.S. state of New York. ...

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History | Education | Politics | People | Transportation (High-speed rail) | Authorities | Administrative divisions | Towns | Villages Image File history File links Flag_of_New_York. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... Official language(s) None Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... New York, the Empire State has been at the center of American politics, finance, industry, transportation and culture since it was created by the Dutch in the 17th century. ... The Politics of New York State tend to be more left-leaning than in most of the rest of the United States, with in recent decades a solid majority of Democratic voters, concentrated in New York City and its suburbs, and in the cities of Buffalo, Rochester and Albany. ... High-speed rail in New York is in its infant stages. ... New York State public benefit corporations and authorities operate like quasi-private corporations, generally with boards appointed by elected officials. ... As of the 2000 census, there are 932 towns in the state of New York. ... List of villages in New York, arranged in alphabetical order. ...

Capital Albany
Regions

Adirondack Mountains | Capital District | Catskill Mountains | Central | City of New York | Finger Lakes | The Holland Purchase | Hudson Valley | Long Island | Mohawk Valley | North Country | Saint Lawrence Seaway | Shawangunks | Southern Tier | Thousand Islands | Upstate | Western Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Location in Albany County and the State of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York County Albany Founded 1614 Incorporated 1686 Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Area    - City 56. ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Eagle Lake, Adirondack region The Adirondack mountain range is a group of mountains in the northeastern part of New York that runs through Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, Lewis, and Warren counties. ... The Capital District is an imprecise regional definition (much like Upstate New York) that generally refers to the four counties surrounding Albany, the capital of New York: Schenectady County, Albany County, Saratoga County and Rensselaer County. ... Catskill Escarpment and Blackhead Range as seen from Overlook Mountain The Catskill Mountains (also known as simply the Catskills), a natural area in New York State northwest of New York City and southwest of Albany, are not, despite their popular name, true geological mountains, but rather a mature dissected plateau... Central New York is a term used to describe the central region of Upstate New York, roughly including the following counties and cities: The region has a population of about 1,112,646. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Manhattan Queens Brooklyn Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... New Yorks Finger Lakes The Finger Lakes are glacially formed lakes in upstate New York, mainly linear in shape, each lake oriented on a north-south axis. ... Map of the Holland Purchase The Holland Land Company was formed in 1796 by Wilheim Willink and a group of fellow Dutch bankers to purchase from Robert Morris a large tract of land in what is now western New York State, an area later known as the Holland Purchase. ... For the magazine, see Hudson Valley (magazine). ... Mercator projection of Long Island Long Island is an island in New York, USA. It has an area of 1,377 square miles (3567 km²) and a population of 7. ... The six-county Mohawk Valley Region of the USA includes the industrialized cities of Utica and Rome, along with other smaller commercial centers. ... The North Country describes the extreme northern frontier of the United States state of New York, bordering Lake Ontario, the Saint Lawrence River (across from the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec), Vermont, and the Adirondack Mountains. ... The Eisenhower Locks in Massena, NY. The St Lawrence Seaway is the common name for system of canals that permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes as far as Lake Superior. ... Shawangunk Ridge from south of New Paltz, N.Y. The Shawangunk Ridge (also known as the Shawangunk Mountains, or The Gunks) is a ridge of mountains in Ulster County, Sullivan County and Orange County in the state of New York, extending from the northernmost point of New Jersey to the... The Southern Tier is a geographical term that refers to the counties of upstate New York State west of the Catskill Mountains along the northern border of Pennsylvania, with the exception of the counties in the far west of the state near the city of Buffalo. ... this school track was spray painted by these awsome massey kids. ... Upstate New York is the region of New York State outside of the core of the New York metropolitan area. ... Western New York refers to the westernmost counties of New York State, roughly the area included in the Holland Purchase. ...

Metros

Albany/Schenectady/Troy | Binghamton | Buffalo/Niagara Falls | Elmira/Corning | Glens Falls | Jamestown | New York | Newburgh/Middletown | Poughkeepsie | Rochester | Syracuse | Utica/Rome This List of cities in New York State, USA, is an alphabetic list that also gives the primary county in which each city is located. ... Location in Albany County and the State of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York County Albany Founded 1614 Incorporated 1686 Mayor Gerald D. Jennings Area    - City 56. ... Union Colleges Nott Memorial, one of the most recognized buildings in Schenectady Schenectady (IPA ) is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. ... Looking west down Broadway at downtown Troy. ... Binghamton is a city located in the southern tier of upstate New York in the United States. ... Nickname: City of Good Neighbors, Queen City, City of Light Location of Buffalo in New York State County Erie County Mayor Byron Brown Area    - City 136. ... Niagara Falls, New York, Rainbow Bridge and the American Falls from Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls, Ontario. ... Location in Chemung County in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York County Chemung County Mayor John S. Tonello (D) Area    - City 7. ... Corning is a city located in Steuben County, New York, United States. ... Glens Falls, New York located in southern Warren County in eastern New York State. ... Jamestown is a city in Chautauqua County, New York in the United States. ... The New York metropolitan area is the most populous in the United States and the fourth most populous in the world (after Tokyo, Seoul, and Mexico City). ... Newburgh is a city located in Orange County, New York. ... Middletown is a city located in Orange County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 25,388. ... Poughkeepsie (pronounced ) is a city in New York, USA and serves as the county seat of Dutchess County, located in the Hudson River Valley roughly midway between New York City and Albany. ... Nickname: The Flour City, The Flower City, The Worlds Image Center Motto: Rochester: Made for Living Location of Rochester in New York State Country United States State New York County Monroe Mayor Robert Duffy Area    - City 37. ... Nickname: The Salt City Location of Syracuse within the state of New York Coordinates: City Mayor Matthew Driscoll Area    - City 66. ... Utica, New York is a city in the State of New York and the county seat of Oneida County. ... Rome is a city located in Oneida County, New York. ...

Counties

Albany | Allegany | Bronx | Broome | Cattaraugus | Cayuga | Chautauqua | Chemung | Chenango | Clinton | Columbia | Cortland | Delaware | Dutchess | Erie | Essex | Franklin | Fulton | Genesee | Greene | Hamilton | Herkimer | Jefferson | Kings (Brooklyn) | Lewis | Livingston | Madison | Monroe | Montgomery | Nassau | New York (Manhattan) | Niagara | Oneida | Onondaga | Ontario | Orange | Orleans | Oswego | Otsego | Putnam | Queens | Rensselaer | Richmond (Staten Island) | Rockland | Saint Lawrence | Saratoga | Schenectady | Schoharie | Schuyler | Seneca | Steuben | Suffolk | Sullivan | Tioga | Tompkins | Ulster | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Westchester | Wyoming | Yates List of New York counties Map of the counties of New York State (click for larger version) Albany County: formed in 1683 as one of the original 12 counties. ... Location in the state of New York Formed November 1, 1683 Seat Albany Area  - Total  - Water 1,381 km² (533 mi²) 25 km² (10 mi²) 1. ... 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Putnam County, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (673 words)
In 1812, Putnam County was detached from Dutchess.
Putnam County is located in southeastern New York State, between the Hudson River on its west and the New York-Connecticut border on its east, south of Poughkeepsie.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.50% under the age of 18, 6.30% from 18 to 24, 32.10% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 9.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
Putnam Valley, New York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (647 words)
Putnam Valley is a town located in Putnam County, New York, USA.
The Town of Putnam Valley is in the southwest part of Putnam County.
The Town of Putnam Valley, incorporated in 1839 as the "Town of Quincy," when it was separated from the Town of Philipstown, and it took the name "Putnam Valley" in 1840 as a result of inhabitants being unfavorably impressed with John Quincy Adams.
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