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West Point
Orange County, New York


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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of West Point is approximately 8,024 (1990), 6763 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,134 (1990), 629 (2010).
The amount of land area in West Point is 62.967 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.93 sq kilometers.
The distance from West Point to Washington DC is 235 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)
West Point is positioned 41.36 degrees north of the equator and 74.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on the western banks of the Hudson River, south of Newburgh, north of Bear Mountain State Park and Highland Falls and directly across the Hudson from Garrison. West Point is not far from New York City.
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The United States Military Academy at West Point West Point, NY 10996
Phone: 845-938-2638
West Point, Constitution Island and Fort Putnam.
Founded in 1778, it's the nation's oldest continuously manned Army post. It's also the nation's oldest service academy, founded in 1802.
Call the Visitors Center at (845) 938-2638; general information, (845) 446-4724.

The West Point Museum
The West Point Museum at Pershing Center is open seven days a week. Visitors are free to enter the post at any time, but traffic is restricted and visitors are asked to go to the Visitor Information Center upon arrival. The Center is open 9:00 - 4:45 daily. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day. Guided tours of West Point are available: 845-446-4724.
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West Point Libraries

West Point Post Library
Bldg 622
West Point, NY 10996
Phone: 914-938-2974

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