Place:Clarkstown, Rockland, New York, United States

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NameClarkstown
TypeTown
Located inRockland, New York, United States
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Clarkstown is a town in Rockland County, New York, United States. The town is on the eastern border of the county, located north of the town of Orangetown, east of the town of Ramapo, south of the town of Haverstraw, and west of the Hudson River. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 84,187. The community of New City in the town is the seat of town government and of the Clarkstown Police Department, the county sheriff's police office, and the county correctional facility. New City makes up about 41.47% of the town's population.

In 2008 Clarkstown became one of 600 municipalities nationwide to sign the United States Mayor's Climate Protection Agreement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to 7 percent below the 1990 levels by 2012.

History

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The town of Clarkstown was created in 1791 in Orange County, before Rockland County was formed.

  • In 2008, CNNMoney.com named Clarkstown the 71st best small "city" to live in America.
  • In 2010, CNNMoney.com named Clarkstown the 41st best small "city" to live in America, which was the highest such ranking in New York.
  • In 2012, CNNMoney.com named Clarkstown the 35th best small "city" to live in America.

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