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The population of Port Jervis is approximately 8,860 (2000), 8828 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,870 (1990), 3570 (2010).

The amount of land area in Port Jervis is 6.571 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Port Jervis is 2.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.46 sq kilometers.
The distance from Port Jervis to Washington DC is 212 miles. The distance to the New York state capital is 100 miles. (as the crow flies)
Port Jervis is positioned 41.37 degrees north of the equator and 74.69 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Port Jervis per capita income is $11,509 (1989).
Port Jervis median income is $30,221 (1989).

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Port Jervis location: in southeast New York, not far from New York City at the convergence of the States of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania .

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Port Jervis history:

Port Jervis has always been a transportation center for the area. It was a stop on the Old Mine Road, the first 100 miles road in the country. It was also a port on the Delaware and Hudson Canal. The name for Port Jervis came from John B. Jervis, chief engineer of the Delaware and Hudson Canal. It was incorporated as a village in 1853 as Port Jervis. Finally, it was a center for the New York and Lake Erie Railroad.
The settling of Port Jervis: 1690
The incorporation date of Port Jervis: 1853 (village), 1907 (city)

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Port Jervis attractions:

Port Jervis is also known as the River City and the Gateway to the Upper Delaware River.

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Port Jervis economy: Although the economy of the city has been dependent on the railroad for many years, during the last 50 years, that dependency has declined while manufacturing and light industry has increased in the area.

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