HURLEY NY REAL ESTATE HOMES LAND
Hurley NY Real Estate Homes includes the Town of Hurley which is in the northeast part of the county, west of the City of Kingston. Much of the town is inside the Catskill Park. Located within the town is a hamlet and census-designated place also named Hurley.
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U. S. Census for 2010, the town has a total area of 36 square miles and a population of 6561 people, 95.64% white. The median income for a household is $51,055 and the per capita income for the town is $25,864.
Old Hurley, the central part of the Town, remained an agricultural community of close-knit families. Farming the Esopus Valley they supplied grain to the growing colony, New England, and the American Revolutionary forces. In October, November, and December of 1777, Old Hurley was the military headquarters for General George Clinton’s Continental forces and the temporary capital of New York State.
Old Hurley’s Main Street is part of the National Register of Historic Sites due to its well-preserved stone houses which have served as residences for more than 300 years. Some are open to the public once a year in July on Stone House Day and one contains the Hurley Heritage Society’s museum
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The northern section of the Town was a forested wilderness until the discovery, in the 1830s, of a fine quality shale. Known as Blue Stone, it was used in the construction of road curbing, sidewalks and building facades. West Hurley, Glenford, and Ashton were villages established by the quarry industry. In 1917, New York City’s need for a dependable water supply resulted in land condemnation and the flooding of the valley to create the Ashokan reservoir. The flooded villages of Glenford and West Hurley were resettled on the shores of the reservoir, but Ashton was never relocated.
Parts of Hurley have been used to form the Towns of New Paltz (1809), Esopus (1818), Olive (1823), Rosendale (1844), and Woodstock (1853).
The construction of the Ashokan Reservoir inundated many communities in 1912. In 1982, parts of the movie Tootsie were filmed at the historic Wynkoop Farm and the Hurley
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- Hurley NY Real Estate Tucked Back From the Road
- Tucked back off the road off a quiet cul-de-sac, this extended ranch home is minutes from Woodstock or Kingston and walking distance to Hurley Ridge Market.
- Brokerage: Lawrence O'Toole Realty
- Cell Number: 917-873-0162