Columbia County (New York)
Columbia County Courthouse
|US state :||new York|
|Administrative headquarters :||Hudson|
|Made up from:||Albany County|
|Area code :||001 518|
|Residents :||63,094 (2000)|
|Population density :||38.3 inhabitants / km 2|
|Total area :||1679 km²|
|Water surface :||32 km²|
|Website : www.columbiacountyny.com|
Columbia County is a county in the state of New York in the United States . At the 2000 census , the county had 63,094 residents and a population density of 38 people per square kilometer. The county seat is Hudson .
It is named after Christopher Columbus .
The county covers an area of 1,679 square kilometers, of which 32 square kilometers are water. Columbia County is bordered by Rensselaer County to the north, Massachusetts to the east, Dutchess County to the south, and Greene County to the west .
There is a National Historic Site in the county , the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site . Eight locations have the status of a National Historic Landmark . A total of 126 buildings and sites in the county are registered in the National Register of Historic Places (as of February 17, 2018).
Cities and towns
- GNIS-ID: 974109. Retrieved on February 22, 2011 (English).
- Listing of National Historic Landmarks by State: New York . National Park Service , accessed February 17, 2018.
- Search mask database in the National Register Information System. National Park Service , accessed February 17, 2018.