Newburgh is a city located in Orange County, New York, United States, 60 miles (97 km) north of New York City, and 90 miles (140 km) south of Albany, on the west bank of the Hudson River.
The City of Newburgh abounds with block after block of historic architecture. Established in 1973, the East End Historic District contains over 4000 buildings of historic interest. Particularly noteworthy is the former Dutch Reformed Church, 136 Grand Street, about 3 blocks north of Broadway. This Greek Revival "temple" was designed in 1835 by one of America's greatest architects, Alexander Jackson Davis.
Across the street is the Newburgh Heritage Center, in the former City courthouse, designed by Thornton Niven, who worked as a mason on the Dutch Reformed Church. A block away, on First Street, is a line of handsome Federal-style townhouses from the early 19th century, known as "Quality Row." Thomas A. Edison resided in one.
Things to See & Do
* Washington’s Headquarters
* Grand and Montgomery Streets
* Historic architecture
* The Dutch Reformed Church
* Waterfront area
* Downing Park
Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population –28,900 approx
Land Area – 10 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – The port at Newburgh is located on the Hudson River.
Transport Links – Stewart International Airport serves the city and is located 15 minutes from the city.
Metro North Railroad accessible via the Newburgh-Beacon Ferry during peak hours connects to the Hudson Line, with frequent service to Westchester County and Grand Central Terminal in New York City.