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Plattekill    (T)

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Plattekill is a town in Ulster County, New York, USA. The population of the town was 9,892 at the 2000 census. The name is derived from a stream, the Platte Kill. The town of Plattekill is in the southeast part of the county. The town is northwest of Newburgh, New York. 10,810. The town was settled early in the 18th Century. The town of Plattekill was established in 1800 from part of the town of Marlborough. The population of the town in 1900 was 1,866.
The south town line is the border of Orange County. The New York State Thruway  and US Route 44 pass through the town. In the town the population was spread out with 27.6 percent  under the age of 18, 7.4 percent from 18 to 24, 30.8 percent from 25 to 44, 22.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 11.5 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.
Locations in Plattekill are Ardonia, Camp Sunset, Flint, Modena, Modena Gardens, New Hurley, Sylva, and Tuckers Corners. Presently, Plattekill experiences a sharp social, economic and population growth derivative of the strategic position of the locality and the high level of well being and quality of life that is enjoyed with respect to other places of New York. This fact has consolidated along with other adjacent towns, as a great alternative for residence.

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