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10927, 10923

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The population of Haverstraw is approximately 10,117 (2000), 11910 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,901 (1990), 3425 (2010).

The amount of land area in Haverstraw is 5.162 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 7.967 sq kilometers.
The distance from Haverstraw to Washington DC is 230 miles. The distance to the New York state capital is 102 miles. (as the crow flies)
Haverstraw is positioned 41.18 degrees north of the equator and 73.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Haverstraw location: about 30 miles from New York City in southeastern New York State.

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Haverstraw history:

Haverstraw was established in 1666 by the Dutch. During the War of American Independence, Major Andre and Benedict Arnold conspired in the "Treason House" in Haverstraw. Haverstraw became a leader in the brick market in the Nineteenth Century, a role which lasted almost one-hundred years. The excavation of clay later led to a horrendous landslide in 1906. Haverstraw is in close proximity to New York City (approx. 30 miles north). Today, Haverstraw has a distinctive Latino flavor. According to the 1990 Census, 50%of the population is Hispanic, 36% is White, 11% is Black and 2% is Asian. Haverstraw's Hudson River border makes it one if the most beautiful, scenic towns in New York.
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