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Statistics & Facts

The New York state capital is Albany.
The population of Tappan is approximately 6613 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,225 (1990), 2258 (2010).
The amount of land area in Tappan is 7.222 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Tappan to Washington DC is 222 miles.
The distance to the New York state capital is 113 miles. (as the crow flies)
Tappan is positioned 41.02 degrees north of the equator and 73.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Tappan was the site of the Major John Andre inprisonment, trial and hanging. Major John Andre, conspiring with Benedict Arnold was found to possess the plans to West Point. Tappan was where the Orangetown Resolutions were written. This document was written before the Declaration of Independence and is considered as an inspiration for the Declaration Of Independence. General Washington stayed in Tappan several times during and after the Revolutionary War.
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Tappan City Government

Hamlet and Village of Tappan
Hickory Hill Road
Tappan, New York 10983

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