Shady, New York

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Shady is a hamlet in Ulster County, New York, United States. It is part of the town of Woodstock and lies on New York State Route 212.

The community was named for the fact nearby high ridges often block direct sunlight.[1]

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Coordinates: 42°03′59″N 74°09′34″W / 42.06639°N 74.15944°W / 42.06639; -74.15944

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 118.