Place:Port Jervis, Orange, New York, United States

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NamePort Jervis
Alt namesMachackemeck
TypeCity
Coordinates41.376°N 74.689°W
Located inOrange, New York, United States
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Port Jervis is a city on the Delaware River in western Orange County, New York, with a population of 8,828 at the 2010 census. The communities of Deerpark, Huguenot, Sparrowbush, and Greenville are adjacent to Port Jervis, and the towns of Montague, New Jersey and Matamoras, Pennsylvania face the city across the respective state borders. From late spring to early fall many thousands of travelers and tourists pass through Port Jervis on their way to enjoying rafting, kayaking, canoeing and other activities in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and the surrounding area.

Port Jervis is part of the PoughkeepsieNewburghMiddletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New YorkNewarkBridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

In August 2008, Port Jervis was named one of "Ten Coolest Small Towns" by Budget Travel magazine.

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  • Outstanding guide to Port Jervis 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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