|City of Poughkeepsie|
|Etymology: U-puku-ipi-sing: "The reed-covered lodge by the little-water place"|
The Queen City of the Hudson, PK:207
|• Type||Mayor–council government|
|• Mayor||Robert Rolison (R)|
|• Common Council|
|• City||5.72 sq mi (14.81 km2)|
|• Land||5.14 sq mi (13.32 km2)|
|• Water||0.57 sq mi (1.49 km2)|
|• Urban||327.1 sq mi (847.3 km2)|
|Elevation||180 ft (50 m)|
|380 ft (120 m)|
|Lowest elevation||0 ft (0 m)|
|• Density||6,137.41/sq mi (2,369.86/km2)|
|• Urban density||1,294.7/sq mi (499.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||979392|
Poughkeepsie (pronounced /pəˈkɪpsiː/) is a city in New York, which is in the United States. It is the county seat of Dutchess County, New York. The city sits along the Hudson River, between New York City and Albany.
The Poughkeepsie Bridge is in this city. It was an early state capital of New York before the capital moved permanently to Albany.
References[change | change source]
- Buff, Sheila (April 1, 2009). Insider's guide to the Hudson River Valley. Morris Book Publishing, LLC. p. 6. ISBN 978-0762744381.
- Adams, Arthur G. (1996). The Hudson River Guidebook (2nd ed.). New York: Fordham University Press. ISBN 0-8232-1679-9. LCCN 96-1894. Retrieved March 23, 2019.
- "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Poughkeepsie, New York