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Fishkill is a village in Dutchess County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area.
The community name derives from Dutch for "fishers stream."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Fishkill. For links to other places called Fishkill, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fishkill is 41.535N. The longitude is -73.899W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 220 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,754.
A large supply depot operated here during the Revolution.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fishkill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dutchess County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 12524 ZIP code.
12% of Fishkill residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fishkill ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fishkill was $26,504, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Fishkill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Fishkill include Fishkill Village District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Fishkill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $670. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,369.
Libraries in Fishkill include Blodgett Memorial Library District ... View libraries
Dutchess County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fishkill political report.
Fishkill restaurants taking online reservations include Hudson's Ribs & Fish ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Fishkill workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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