Greenwood Lake, New York

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Greenwood Lake is a village in Orange County, New York, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the village population was 3,411. It is part of the PoughkeepsieNewburghMiddletown, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger New YorkNewarkBridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

The Village of Greenwood Lake is in the south part of the Town of Warwick.

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History

Greenwood Lake was once an important center for the iron industry. Now tourism is important.

The village was incorporated in 1924.

Geography

Greenwood Lake is located at 41°13′21″N 74°17′23″W / 41.222461°N 74.289726°W / 41.222461; -74.289726.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.3 km2) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 km2) of it (17.07%) is water. The lake is 9 miles long.

The village is at the north end of a lake called Greenwood Lake, which straddles the New York State and New Jersey border.

The northern junction of NY-210 (Jersey Avenue/Windemere Avenue) is at NY-17A in the village.

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