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Fishkill
Dutchess County, New York

ZipCodes
12524




Page Contents for Fishkill, New York

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Location

Government

Historical Events



Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Fishkill is approximately 1,957 (1990), 2171 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1064 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fishkill is 2.27 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fishkill to Washington DC is 249 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 78 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fishkill is positioned 41.53 degrees north of the equator and 73.89 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southeastern New York about 58 miles from New York City.
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Fishkill City Government

Village of Fishkill
1095 Main St.
Fishkill, New York 12524
Phone: 845-897-4430
Fax: 845-897-5301
Email

Fishkill Historical Events

1778
John Bailey,a master cutler and patriot, moved up to Fishkill from New York City after the occupation of British troops. There, he forged a sword for Gen. George Washington in 1778. It has been described as probably the most famous silver-mounted sword of American origin and one of many that Bailey made for American officers. The sword is now in the Smithsonian and more of his work is at West Point Museum and the Metropolitan Museum in New York City

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