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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Peekskill is approximately 19,536 (1990), 23583 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,401 (1990), 9060 (2010).
The amount of land area in Peekskill is 11.203 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.983 sq kilometers.
The distance from Peekskill to Washington DC is 236 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 95 miles. (as the crow flies)
Peekskill is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 73.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Peekskill City Government

Peekskill City Hall
840 Main Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: (914)737-3400

Peekskill Police Department
2 Nelson Avenue
Peekskill, New York 10566
Tel: (914) 737- 8000
Fax: (914) 737- 1446

City of Peekskill Fire Department

Peekskill Volunteer Fire Department

Peekskill Volunteer Ambulance Corp

Peekskill Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
1 South Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: (914) 737-3600

Peekskill Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
1 South Division Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: (914) 737-3600

Peekskill Libraries

Peekskill Library
4 Nelson Avenue
Peekskill, NY 10566 Phone: (914) 737-1212
fax: (914) 737-0714 The Field Library
4 Nelson Avenue
Peekskill, New York 10566
Phone: (914) 737-0847
Fax: (914) 737-0714
Hours: Mon. 9 -9, Tues. 9-9, Weds. 11 - 9, Th. 9-9, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-4
Librarian: Sybil Canaan (1999)

library information: Our collection includes over 80,000 adult books, 40,000 children's books, videos, cd's, cassette tapes, computer software and cd roms, records, books on tape, puzzles, games and large print. Special collections include the Marjorie Gibbs collection on Downs Syndrome, the Lincoln collection, a large collection of Peekskill and Local History, the George Gibbs Business Collection, a law library and a Job Information Center. The Children's Department conducts a wide variety of programs for children from age one year thru middle school age and workshops for parents. The Children's Department closes at 6 p.m. on Mon., Tues. and Weds. and at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays. The direct phone number for the Children's Department is 737-0847 and the Head of Children's Services is Sally Bentley (1999).

Peekskill Schools

Peekskill High School
1072 Elm Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: (914) 737-0201

The Mercury Peekskill High School's Newspaper

Peekskill Superintendent
1031 Elm Street
Peekskill, NY 10566
Phone: (914) 737-3300
fax: (914) 737-3912

Peekskill High School Alumni Web site

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