Place:Thiells, Rockland, New York, United States

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NameThiells
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates41.208°N 74.007°W
Located inRockland, New York, United States
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Thiells, known as Thiells Corner in the 1850s, is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York, United States. It is located north of Mount Ivy, east of Pomona, south of Tomkins Cove, and west of Garnerville. The population was 5,032 as of the 2010 census.

During the American Revolution, Thiells was known as Haverstraw Forge, where General "Mad" Anthony Wayne, leading 1,350 Continental Army troops, was able to watch the area of Stony Point.

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