Athens Greene County, New York

Athens: City in Greene County, New York, United States of America

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Location of Athens on New York map.


Athens is a city located in the county of Greene in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,089 and a population density of 142 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,946 inhabitants.

Athens Street Scene image
Athens Street Scene
Athens Street Scene image


Athens is located at 42°15'37"N 73°48'34"W (42.2603600, -73.8095700).

Athens map


Athens forecast: A chance of rain showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Athens Quick Facts

Population : 3,946 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Greene County
Postal code : 12015
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 28.87 km2
Altitude : 26 feet / 8 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:31:00 (17th October 2021)
Density : 137 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.62% (2010-2020)
Weather : 61℉ Partly Sunny then Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Athens decreased by 3.62% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,089 - census
2011 4,070 -0.47% estimation process
2012 4,038 -0.79% estimation process
2013 4,011 -0.67% estimation process
2014 3,976 -0.88% estimation process
2015 3,960 -0.4% estimation process
2016 3,948 -0.3% estimation process
2017 3,943 -0.13% estimation process
2018 3,945 0.05% estimation process
2019 3,946 0.03% estimation process
2020 3,946 0% estimation process

Athens zip code is 12015. County name: Greene, County fips: 36039

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People born in Athens (2)

People born in Athens, including actor, film writer, director Crane Wilbur, fencer Dernell Every, you can see a list of people who born in Athens.

Schools in Athens

College & universities near Athens, NY

Code Name City ZIP
190169 Columbia-Greene Community College Hudson (NY) 12534

Stations (20)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens, NY

Code Name Address Type
HUD Hudson 69 South Front St. RAIL
RHI Rhinecliff–Kingston station Hutton and Charles Sts. RAIL
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
POU Poughkeepsie station 41 Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Athens

Post Office Name City ZIP
Athen Post Office Athens (NY) 12015

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Greene County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Greene County , NY.

City Name Population Title
Coxsackie 8,334 Town in New York, USA
Cairo 6,420 Town in Greene County, New York, United States
Woodstock 5,756 Town in Ulster County, New York, United States
Greenville 4,668 Town in Greene County, New York, United States
Catskill 3,815 Town in New York state, USA
New Baltimore 3,245 Human settlement in Greene County, New York, United States of America
Durham 2,651 Town in New York, United States
Hunter 2,621 Town in Greene County, New York, United States
Windham 1,683 Census-designated place in Greene County, New York, United States
Palenville 1,037 Census-designated place in Greene County, New York
Jewett 939 Town in New York
Lexington 767 Town of the United States
Prattsville 691 Town in New York
Tannersville 513 Village in Greene County, New York, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Athens distances to largest New York cities