Cuddebackville in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Center of Population
Center of Population
This Survey Point, Set July 2002, by the
Delaware-Hudson Land Surveyors Association,
An Affiliate Regional of, and together with the
New York State Association of Professional Land
Surveyors, Marks the Symbolic Center of Population
For The State Of New York. This point is where an
imaginary, flat, weightless and rigid map of the
State of New York would balance perfectly if all
it's 18, 976,457 residents (based on Census 2000)
Were of identical weight.
For Survey Information, go to the
National Geodetic Survey web site at
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical month for this entry is July 2002.
Location. 41° 27.555′ N, 74° 36.09′ W. Marker is in Cuddebackville, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Hoag Road north of U.S. 209, on the right when traveling north. Located in the D & H Canal Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cuddebackville NY 12729, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delaware & Hudson Canal Park (within shouting distance of this marker); D & H Canal Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Neversink Aqueduct (about 600 feet away); Delaware and Hudson Canal (about 800 feet away); D. and H. Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Dewitt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Benjamin Eaton (approx. half a mile away); Silent Movies (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuddebackville.
Also see . . . D & H Canal Park Orange Couny Parks & Recreation. (Submitted on March 17, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2022, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.