Poughkeepsie, New York
Downtown Poughkeepsie from across the Hudson River
|Official name: City of Poughkeepsie|
|Name origin: U-puku-ipi-sing: "the reed-covered lodge by
the little-water place" in Iroquois
|Nickname: Queen City of the Hudson|
|Wikimedia Commons: Poughkeepsie, New York|
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.