Dutchess County, New York

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Dutchess County, New York
Main Mall Row, Poughkeepsie, NY.jpg
Map of New York highlighting Dutchess County
Location in the U.S. state of New York
Map of the United States highlighting New York
New York's location in the U.S.
Founded 1683
Seat Poughkeepsie
Area
 • Total 825 sq mi (2,137 km2)
 • Land 802 sq mi (2,077 km2)
 • Water 24 sq mi (62 km2), 2.88%
Population
 • (2000) 295,146
 • Density 350/sq mi (135/km2)
Website www.co.dutchess.ny.us

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