Best cities in Putnam County

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Garrison

4/5
Garrison
Ranked 1st best city in Putnam County

"Historic Continental Village in Garrison"

- Kathleen Kourie
As a 30 year resident of the Continental Village portion of Garrison, I'd like to let everyone know about my corner of Philipstown. I live off the Historic Old Albany Post Road, the oldest road in th...
41.3720461722647 -73.9188218012273
Putnam Valley
Ranked 2nd best city in Putnam County

"Great Schools and Peaceful Lake Views"

- SaraKaplan
If you’re a nature lover, then you’ll fall in love with Putnam County’s Putnam Valley, which is home to Fahnestock State Park and California Hill State Park, as well as several lakes and ponds. Perhap...
41.4080153370529 -73.8348780348614

Carmel

3/5
Carmel
Ranked 3rd best city in Putnam County

"A Lakeside Community that's Full of Cultural Pride"

- SaraKaplan
The town of Carmel in Putnam County has many little hamlets within it, and the Hamlet of Carmel is one of them. It is right on Lake Gleneida and so offers beautiful views of the lake, which is uniquel...
41.4057110229157 -73.6955444157996

Unranked Cities

Brewster

3/5
Brewster

"The Perfect Day: The Brewster Way"

- SaraKaplan
Brewster is an average residential community that is known for its train station, which makes it one of the hotspots for commuters in Putnam County. As a village within the town of Carmel, Brewster o...
41.3976141621474 -73.614099002979

Cold Spring

4.5/5
Cold Spring

"One of the Most Beautiful Spots in Putnam"

- jthompson706
The small village of Cold Spring, located in the town of Phillipstown, is one of the most pleasant and beautiful areas in Putnam County. The streets lined with colonial-style homes, combined with the...
41.42 -73.9549

Mahopac

4/5
Mahopac

"From Summer Resort to Thriving Lakeside Community"

- SaraKaplan
Mahopac, not surprisingly, means “Great Lake” in Algonquin language, regarding the lake of its namesake, named by the Native Americans who once lived here. Mahopac later became a station for grinding...
41.3761241161386 -73.7409124713995

Peach Lake

3.5/5
Peach Lake

"Forget Your Troubles and Retreat to Peach Lake"

- SaraKaplan
Peach Lake is a beautiful residential area and hamlet of the town of Southeast, shared by both Putnam and Westchester counties, making the area a uniquely convenient as well as remotely isolated envir...
41.3743420870477 -73.580528376697

Putnam Lake

3.5/5
Putnam Lake

"Hike the Railway Trail in Historic and Beautiful Putnam Lake"

- SaraKaplan
Putnam Lake is one of the community hamlets of Patterson, NY, located in the natural beauty of NY’s Harlem River Valley region, famed for the hiking and biking Harlem Vally Rail Trail. The Trail is 12...
41.4705683242362 -73.5458847930286

Patterson

3.5/5
Patterson

"Ride Thunder Mountain or Hike the Appalachian Trail in Beaut..."

- SaraKaplan
Patterson NY, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Harlem River Valley Area in Putnam County, NY, is perhaps best known for its Thunder Mountain Ski Resort, where people can ski no matter whether i...
41.5136 -73.6057

Southeast

4/5
Southeast

"Putnam County's pretty southeast corner..."

- Anjanette
Southeast is a town in the southeastern corner of Putnam Valley comprised of the attractive hamlets of Brewster and Brewster Hill. It contains a hodgepodge of homes in varying sizes and architectural...
41.4272794076814 -73.5984380147236

Kent

3/5
Kent

"Comfortable, Affordable Country Living"

- SaraKaplan
Kent is an affordable, predominantly white middle-class area of Putnam County that is purely residential. There’s many reservoirs near the area, but before they were used for NYC drinking water, Kent...
41.4350114177251 -73.7056408874832
Lake Peekskill

"Those who Love Nature will Love Lake Peekskill"

- SaraKaplan
Most people confuse Lake Peekskill with the city of Peekskill, when really Peekskill is actually part of Putnam County and not in Westchester at all. Lake Peekskill is in reality a reservoir and the s...
41.3388977525438 -73.8840012292954
Nelsonville

"An attractive residential neighbor of Cold Spring."

- Anjanette
Nelsonville is a tiny but attractive all residential hamlet in Philipstown, NY that often gets overshadowed by its very popular brother hamlet of Cold Spring, NY. It becomes sort of a quickie pass-th...
41.4261024748859 -73.9450520146928
41.4330622493169 -73.7264572940415 4

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