Place:Catskill (town), Greene, New York, United States


NameCatskill (town)
Alt namesCatskill
Coordinates42.217°N 73.85°W
Located inGreene, New York, United States
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Catskill is a town in the southeast part of Greene County, New York, United States. The population was 11,775 at the 2010 census.[1] The western part of the town is in the Catskill Park. The town contains a village, also called Catskill. The village of Catskill has a well-defined Main Street that has adjusted to the recent construction of a WalMart, Lowe's and Home Depot. There is a public boat launch on the Hudson River called Dutchman's Landing.



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The area of the town was purchased from the natives for some trinkets in 1678 and settlement followed. The town was established in 1788 while still part of Albany County. The town was increased by an addition from the town of Woodstock in 1800, but was later decreased upon the formation of the towns of Cairo (1803) and Athens (1815).

Notable residents

The area was part of Albany County when that original New York county was created in 1683.

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External Links

  • Outstanding guide to Catskill family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.

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