East Durham, New York

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Coordinates: 42°22′21″N 74°05′44″W / 42.37250°N 74.09556°W / 42.37250; -74.09556[1]

East Durham, New York
hamlet
East Durham, New York is located in New York
East Durham, New York
East Durham, New York
Location of East Durham in New York
Coordinates: 42°22′21″N 74°05′44″W / 42.37250°N 74.09556°W / 42.37250; -74.09556
Country United States
State New York
County Greene County
Area[2]
 • Total 13.69 sq mi (35.5 km2)
 • Water 0.45 sq mi (.875 km2)
Elevation[1] 535 ft (163 m)
Population (2000)[3]
 • Total 1,041
 • Density 76/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 12423 (Greene)
Area code(s) 518[4]
FIPS code 36039[5]
GNIS feature ID 959100[1]

East Durham is a hamlet within the town of Durham, New York, which is located in the U.S. State of New York, approximately 535 feet (163 m) above sea level, in Greene County.[1] In the 2000 Census its population was 1041.[3] The village has a total land area of approximately 13.69 square miles (35.5 km2), and 0.45 sq. miles water. .[2] It has the ZIP Code 12423 and the area code 518.[4]

East Durham is known for its Irish Festivals and Irish cultural promotion. The town is the home of numerous irish themed inns and shops, along with a cultural center. It is also the location of a popular water park named Zoom Flume

Attractions[edit]

East Durham is known for its Irish heritage and cultural promotion. The town attracts many Irish-American visitors during the summer months who stay at its many irish motels. East Durham contains several significant cultural attractions including:

  • Zoom Flume- full service waterpark with many slides rides and pools designed for families.
  • Woodward Road Stone Arch Bridge- historical bridge listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Supersonic Speedway- Mini Amusement park with miniature golf, go-karts, batting cages and arcade.
  • Lawyer's- Old-style general store and deli
  • East Durham fairgrounds- Site for annual carnival, Irish feis, and contains flag display of Irish counties.
  • Guaranteed Irish USA- Irish gift shop; one of the largest Irish import stores in the U.S

In addition to this the town is home to numerous Irish pubs and restaurants and a post office and fire department. The town also sees many visitors for the fall foliage season, along with golfers and hikers.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: East Durham, New York
  2. ^ a b "ZIPskinny demographic information for 12423 - EAST DURHAM NEW YORK". ZIPskinny. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Find Area Code". White Pages. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". ZIPinfo. Retrieved 30 June 2010.