Loch Sheldrake, New York

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Loch Sheldrake is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Fallsburg, New York, in Sullivan County, New York. The zip code for Loch Sheldrake is 12759.

The community was originally named Sheldrake before the railroad came.[1] Because it sat next to a lake it was renamed Loch Sheldrake. The pond there was also renamed Loch Sheldrake Lake.[a] It is bordered by the hamlet of Hurleyville, the Town of Liberty, the hamlet of Hasbrouck, the hamlet of Divine Corners, and the hamlet of Woodbourne. The commercial center of Loch Sheldrake is the intersection of County Road 104 and New York State Route 52, at the edge of Loch Sheldrake lake.

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  1. The word "Loch" is Scottish for lake.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Irwin Richman, Sullivan County: Borscht Belt (Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2001), p. 58