Nyack, New York

related topics
{household, population, female}
{land, century, early}
{city, large, area}
{area, community, home}
{village, small, smallsup}
{area, part, region}
{water, park, boat}
{township, household, population}
{build, building, house}
{line, north, south}
{ship, engine, design}
{black, white, people}

Nyack (pronounced /ˈnaɪæk/) is a village in the towns of Orangetown and Clarkstown in Rockland County, New York, United States, located north of South Nyack; east of Central Nyack; south of Upper Nyack and west of the Hudson River, approximately 19 miles north of the Manhattan boundary, it is an inner suburb of New York City, directly across from Sleepy Hollow. Sleepy Hollow and Nyack are on either bank of the largest expanse of the Tappan Zee, in the lower Hudson Valley. Nyack had a population of 6,737 as of the 2000 census. It is the most urban community in Rockland County.

Contents

Administration and layout

Nyack is one of five villages and hamlets (Nyack, Central Nyack, South Nyack, Upper Nyack and West Nyack) that make up an area of southeastern Rockland County called The Nyacks. Named after the Native Americans who resided there before colonization, the village itself lies on the hilly terrain that meets the western shore of the Hudson River.

The village takes up approximately 1.6 square miles (4.1 square kilometers), with over 50% of the area consisting of the water of the Hudson River. Nyack consists mostly of low-rise buildings that lie along the river's western shore. It is in the Nyack School District.

Full article ▸

related documents
West Point, Virginia
Danville, Pennsylvania
Painted Post, New York
Mattituck, New York
Edisto Beach, South Carolina
Port Royal, Virginia
Strasburg, Virginia
Fredericktown, Ohio
Ninety Six, South Carolina
Clarksville, Virginia
Broussard, Louisiana
New Castle, New Hampshire
Elverson, Pennsylvania
York, Maine
Fairmont, North Carolina
Weathersfield, Vermont
Canton, Maine
Romulus, New York
Snowville, Utah
Flatonia, Texas
Prospect, North Carolina
Trumansburg, New York
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
Culbertson, Montana
Pikeville, North Carolina
Tuscarora Reservation, New York
Elmsford, New York
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania
Buels Gore, Vermont