Chatham Columbia County, New York

Chatham: Town in Columbia County, New York, United States

Chatham locator map
Location of Chatham on New York map.


Chatham is a town located in the county of Columbia in the U.S. state of New York. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,770 and a population density of 33 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 1,622 inhabitants.

The town was created 226 years ago in 1794.


Chatham is located at 42°21'51"N 73°35'41"W (42.3642500, -73.5948400).

Old Parsonage  Old Chatham 'Columbia County  New York' 'retouched' image
Old Parsonage Old Chatham 'Columbia County New York' 'retouched'


Chatham forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 6 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Old Parsonage  Old Chatham 'Columbia County  New York' 'retouched' image

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Chatham Quick Facts

Population : 1,622 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
County : Columbia County
Postal code : 12037
Phone Area Codes : 518
Area : 53.54 km2
Altitude : 240 feet / 73 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1795 (226 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:43:54 (30th July 2021)
Density : 30 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -9.12% (2010-2019)
Weather : 74℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Chatham decreased by 9.12% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,770 - census
2011 1,757 -0.74% estimation process
2012 1,748 -0.51% estimation process
2013 1,735 -0.75% estimation process
2014 1,721 -0.81% estimation process
2015 1,702 -1.12% estimation process
2016 1,677 -1.49% estimation process
2017 1,657 -1.21% estimation process
2018 1,639 -1.1% estimation process
2019 1,622 -1.05% estimation process

Chatham zip code is 12037. County name: Columbia, County fips: 36021

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People born in Chatham (13)

People born in Chatham, including actress and model Kristine DeBell, botanist Amos Eaton, politician Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, you can see a list of people who born in Chatham.


College & universities near Chatham

Code Name City ZIP
164775 Berkshire Community College Pittsfield (MA) 01201-5786

Stations (21)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chatham

Code Name Address Type
HUD Hudson 69 South Front St. RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
ALB Albany–Rensselaer 525 East St. RAIL
RHI Rhinecliff–Kingston station Hutton and Charles Sts. RAIL
SDY Schenectady 332 Erie Blvd. RAIL

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Columbia County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County , NY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Oakdale 8,107
Hudson 6,072 City in New York, USA
Claverack 5,630 Town in New York
Ghent 5,071 Town in New York state
Livingston 3,448 Town in New York, USA
Copake 3,394 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Stockport 2,607 Town in New York, USA
New Lebanon 2,152 Town in New York
Lorenz Park 2,053 Census-designated place in Columbia County, New York
Stuyvesant 1,869 Town in New York
Clermont 1,864 Town in New York
Valatie 1,841 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Hillsdale 1,802 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Niverville 1,662
Canaan 1,604 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Austerlitz 1,581 Town in New York

Distance to Other Cities

Chatham distances to largest New York cities

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