Freedom Plains, New York

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Freedom Plains, New York
Location of Freedom Plains, New York
Location of Freedom Plains, New York
Coordinates: 41°40′21″N 73°47′58″W / 41.67250°N 73.79944°W / 41.67250; -73.79944Coordinates: 41°40′21″N 73°47′58″W / 41.67250°N 73.79944°W / 41.67250; -73.79944
Country United States
State New York
County Dutchess
Town LaGrange
Area
 • Total 1.33 sq mi (3.45 km2)
 • Land 1.29 sq mi (3.34 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)
Elevation
315 ft (96 m)
Population
 • Total 421
 • Density 327/sq mi (126.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
12540
Area code(s) 845
FIPS code 36-27452
GNIS feature ID 0950660

Freedom Plains is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in Dutchess County, New York, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census the population was 421.[2]

Geography

Freedom Plains is in the center of the town of LaGrange, in the south-central part of Dutchess County. New York State Route 55 passes through the hamlet, leading west 7 miles (11 km) to Poughkeepsie, the county seat, and southeast 13 miles (21 km) to Pawling. The Taconic State Parkway forms the eastern edge of Freedom Plains, leading north 57 miles (92 km) to its end at Interstate 90 and south 70 miles (110 km) to New York City. The CDP is bordered to the north by James Baird State Park.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Freedom Plains CDP has a total area of 1.33 square miles (3.45 km2), of which 1.29 square miles (3.34 km2) is land and 0.042 square miles (0.11 km2), or 3.30%, is water.[2]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Freedom Plains, New York
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Freedom Plains CDP, New York". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 18, 2015.


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