Salt Point, New York

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Salt Point, NY
Salt Point, NY is located in New York
Salt Point, NY
Salt Point, NY
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 41°48′22″N 73°47′41″W / 41.80611°N 73.79472°W / 41.80611; -73.79472Coordinates: 41°48′22″N 73°47′41″W / 41.80611°N 73.79472°W / 41.80611; -73.79472
Country United States
State New York
County Dutchess County
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
Website Official website

Salt Point is a hamlet in Dutchess County, New York, United States. It lies northeast of Poughkeepsie following New York Route 115, the Salt Point Turnpike. East of Salt Point, the Taconic State Parkway allows for easy access from many of the surrounding towns and communities with easy travel to New York City.


The population of the ZIP Code Tabulation Area for Salt Point's ZIP Code, 12578, was 2,105 at the 2000 census.[1] The area code is 845 and the exchange is COlfax6

Parks and recreation[edit]

The following parks are located within the general Salt Point area:

  • Helen Aldrich Park, part of the Pleasant Valley town recreation system of parks
  • Frances J. Mark Memorial Park, located in Clinton
  • Friends' Park, also in Clinton

Communities and locations around Salt Point[edit]

  • Netherwood—A location southwest of Salt Point.
  • Pleasant Valley—A hamlet southwest of Salt Point.
  • Washington Hollow—A hamlet near the southeast town line. It was the former location of the Dutchess County Fair.
  • Hibernia—A location east of Salt Point.
Pleasant Plains
Clinton Hollow
Clinton Corners
Salt Point East:
Pleasant Valley
Lagrange &
Freedom Plains
Millbrook &
Washington Hollow

Notable people[edit]