Dutchess County, New York

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Dutchess County, New York
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Location within New York
Location within New York
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New York's location within the U.S.
Founded1683
SeatPoughkeepsie
Area
 • Total825 sq mi (2,137 km2)
 • Land802 sq mi (2,077 km2)
 • Water24 sq mi (62 km2), 2.88%
Population
 • (2000)295,146
 • Density350/sq mi (135/km2)
Websitewww.co.dutchess.ny.us

Dutchess County is a county in New York, United States. It is in the Hudson Valley.