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Columbia County, New York


Page Contents for Hudson, New York

Statistics & Facts

City Attractions

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Hudson is approximately 6713 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,496 (1990), 2766 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hudson is 5.615 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.4 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hudson to Washington DC is 290 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 28 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hudson is positioned 42.25 degrees north of the equator and 73.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Hudson is the location of several historic sites and houses, including the home of the Hudson River landscape artist, Frederic Church - Olana. Phone: 518-828-0135.

It is also the home of the 8th President of the United States, Martin Van Buren. We are approximately a half-hour's drive from Hyde Park, FDR's home.

Hudson is also known for its many antique shops and auctions.

American Museum of Firefighting
phone 518-828-7695 at 117 Harry Howard Avenue
The Museum, founded in 1925 to preserve engines and firefighting memorabilia, has expanded from 3,900 square feet to over 21,328 square feet. Owned and operated by the Firemen's Association of the State of New York.

For more information about Hudson, please contact:
Columbia County Tourism Department
401 State Street
Hudson, New York 12534
Toll-free: 800-724-1846
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Hudson Schools

Columbia Greene Community College
Route 23, Hudson NY 12534
Phone: 518-828-4181
Galleries. International, local and student artists. Concert/lecture series, theatre, speakers and expos. Year round.

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