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Kingston is a city in Ulster County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Kingston is 41.926N. The longitude is -73.997W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 197 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,294.
Grew as the terminus of the Delaware & Hudson Canal, which carried coal from Pennsylvania to the Hudson River.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kingston demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ulster 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 12401 ZIP code.
17% of Kingston residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kingston ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kingston was $18,662, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Kingston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Kingston include Chestnut Street Historic District, Clinton Avenue Historic District (Kingston), Kingston Stockade District, Rondout-West Strand Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Kingston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $520. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $989.
Libraries in Kingston include Kingston Library, Ulster Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Kingston include Kingston Daily Freeman
TV stations in Kingston include WRNN.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WAMK.
Ulster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kingston political report.
The average commute time for Kingston workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 10 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kingston between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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