Columbia County , New York

Columbia County: County in New York, United States

Columbia County locator map
Location of Columbia County on New York map.

About

Columbia County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,096 and a population density of 38 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 59,534 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hudson. The county was created 235 years ago in 1785.

First Columbia County courthouse  Claverack  NY image
First Columbia County courthouse Claverack NY
First Columbia County courthouse  Claverack  NY image

Geography

Columbia County is located at 42°15'0"N 73°37'55"W (42.2500800, -73.6318500). It has 5 neighbors: Berkshire County, Dutchess County, Greene County, Rensselaer County and Ulster County.

Columbia County map

The largest city of Columbia County is Hudson with a population of 6,017. Other cities include, Copake population 3,405, Valatie population 1,853, Canaan population 1,607 and Taghkanic population 1,269. See all Columbia County cities & populated places.

Weather

Columbia County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 66. more

Columbia County Quick Facts

Population : 59,534 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New York (United States)
Different from : Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County, Columbia County
Area : 1679 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.1%
Land as percent of area : 97.9%
Named for : Christopher Columbus
Capital : Hudson
Establishment : January 01, 1786
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:10:16 (21st October 2021)
Density : 35 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.98% (2010-2020)
Weather : 66℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Columbia County has 5 neighbours.

  • Hudson

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Columbia County decreased by 5.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1790 27,496 - estimation process
1800 35,322 22.16% demographic balance
1810 32,390 -9.05%
1820 38,330 15.5%
1830 39,907 3.95% estimation process
1840 43,252 7.73% census
1850 43,073 -0.42% census
1860 47,172 8.69% estimation process
1870 47,044 -0.27% estimation process
1880 47,928 1.84% estimation process
1890 46,172 -3.8%
1900 43,211 -6.85% estimation process
1910 43,658 1.02%
2010 63,096 30.81% census
2011 62,528 -0.91% estimation process
2012 62,449 -0.13% estimation process
2013 62,170 -0.45% estimation process
2014 61,942 -0.37% estimation process
2015 61,434 -0.83% estimation process
2016 60,835 -0.98% estimation process
2017 60,338 -0.82% estimation process
2018 59,785 -0.92% estimation process
2019 59,461 -0.54% estimation process
2020 59,534 0.12% estimation process

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People born in Columbia County (14)

People born in Columbia County, including politician Walter Patterson, politician Peter H. Silvester, Prominent Architect in the Greek Revival style Alexander Delos "Boss" Jones, you can see a list of people who born in Columbia County.

  • Dow Hover (American executioner) he was born in 01/01/1901
  • Elijah Spencer (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1775
  • Francis Forshew (American photographer) he was born in 01/03/1827
  • John W. Blunt (Union Army officer during the American Civil War) he was born in 18/05/1840
  • William Henry Smith (American newspaper editor and Republican politician (1833–1896)) he was born in 01/12/1833
  • Henry Perrin Coon (American mayor) he was born in 30/09/1822
  • John B. Butler (US Army officer, publisher, editor) he was born in 06/05/1793
  • William H. Warner (officer in the United States Army's Corps of Topographical Engineers) he was born in 08/05/1812
  • Justus McKinstry he was born in 06/07/1814
  • Olmstead Hough (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1797
  • John Henry Livingston (American lawyer) he was born in 08/07/1848

Other places with the same name (8)

Columbia County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Columbia County.

City Name Population Title
Hudson 6,017 City in New York, USA
Claverack 5,648 Town in New York
Ghent 5,083 Town in New York state
Chatham 3,819 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Livingston 3,458 Town in New York, USA
Copake 3,405 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Stockport 2,620 Town in New York, USA
New Lebanon 2,159 Town in New York
Lorenz Park 2,053 Census-designated place in Columbia County, New York
Clermont 1,873 Town in New York
Valatie 1,853 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Stuyvesant 1,847 Town in New York
Hillsdale 1,813 Town in Columbia County, New York, United States
Canaan 1,607 City in Columbia County, New York, United States of America
Austerlitz 1,587 Town in New York
Ancram 1,495 Town in New York

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