Latitude: 41.9539

Longitude: -73.5078

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Millerton, New York

The selectable images and aerial photographs within this page show data about Millerton, New York. Millerton is a village in Dutchess County, New York, United States with a listed population of 958 after the completion of the 2010 census. The village was named after Sidney Miller, a railroad contractor who helped the people of that area with the introduction of the railroad system near

Even with a smaller size and population, Millerton is an interesting location for inter-state relations as it is part of the PoughkeepsieNewburghMiddletown, Metropolitan Statistical Area of New York as well as the larger New YorkNewarkBridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

Millerton was named one of "The Ten Coolest Small Towns in America" by Frommer's Budget Travel Magazine in 2007, and has been featured in the New York Times article "Williamsburg on the Hudson", which are paraphrased in the History section.

The Village of Millerton is within the Town of North East and is near the border of Connecticut. The town borders Taconic State Park.

History

A community in Millerton was formed after 1851, and the Village of Millerton's incorporation occurred in 1875.

Millerton's life cycle is explained in the before-mentioned New York Times article "Williamsburg on the Hudson" from the perspective of a lifelong-citizen, Phil Terni, who has lived in Millerton for 65+ years. Terni describes Millerton's early prosperity as "an agricultural crossroads with three hotels served by three railroads", and then described the village's decline as the milk processing plant had shut down and the farms had starting dying off as being "toward irrelevance".

Millerton's revival as "a rural village with urban influences from nearby towns and boroughs" is shown through the vibrant arts, culture and new small businesses along US 44.

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Arts and culture

This small village has a surprisingly vibrant cultural community. It hosts several foodie destinations, such as the acclaimed No.9 Restaurant, Manna Dew (wine bar and restaurant), The Oakhurst Diner - a hip 1950's era diner serving local grass-fed burgers and kimchi - and the farmers market - all featuring the produce of dozens of local farms and vineyards. The Movie House features foreign films, live broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera, and a cafe/gallery dubbed as one of the "best hipster hangouts" by Hudson Valley Magazine readers. Millerton boasts a number of art galleries, artist studios, and hosts the annual "Spring for Art" festival each May.

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Close places of interest

Lakeville, Connecticut (5.67 km)

Lakeville is a village and census-designated place in the town of Salisbury in Litchfield County, Connecticut, on Lake Wononskopomuc. The village includes Lakeville Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district represents about of the village center of Lakeville where the street grid remains virtually unchanged from the late 19th century. The district is defined to include properties and sites that contributed to the historical development of the village.

WQQQ (6.64 km)

WQQQ (103.3 FM) is a radio station licensed to Sharon, Connecticut in northwestern Litchfield County, Connecticut. WQQQ also serves adjacent Dutchess County, New York and southern Berkshire County, Massachusetts. The station obtained the WQQQ call letters on November 1, 1992. WQQQ went on the air on October 7, 1993 with a live morning show from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. followed by a simulcast of then-sister station WREF (850 AM). In the evening and overnights, the station broadcast classical music from the Beethoven Network. WQQQ began programming separately full-time in March 1996.

Shekomeko, New York (8.07 km)

Shekomeko was a historic hamlet in the southwest part of the town of North East, New York, United States in present-day Dutchess County. It was a village of the Mahican people. They lived by a stream which Anglo-Americans later named Shekomeko Creek, after their village. In 1740 Moravians from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, founded a mission at Shekomeko. Slowly they began to convert the Mahican, and in 1743 built a chapel. With their conversions, the Mahican community became the first Native American Christian congregation in the present-day United States.

WHDD-FM (8.2 km)

WHDD-FM (91.9 FM, "Robin Hood Radio") is a NPR-affiliated radio station licensed to serve Sharon, Connecticut. WHDD FM is owned by Tri-State Public Communications. It is the smallest NPR-affiliated station in America.

Gridley Mountain (10.18 km)

Gridley Mountain,, is the third highest elevation in the state of Connecticut. The mountain, part of the Taconic Range, has no official trail and is located on private property. The Mount Washington Road passes the mountain from the west. Gridley Mountain is located in Salisbury, Connecticut. It is flanked to the northwest by Round Mountain, to the northeast by Bear Mountain, and to the west by Brace Mountain. The west side of the mountain drains into Riga Lake and South Pond, then into Wachocostinook Brook, Salmon Creek, the Housatonic River, and Long Island Sound.

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