Sawyer Kill

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Sawyer Kill [1]
Country United States
State New York
Region Hudson Valley
County Ulster
Towns Saugerties, New York,
Part of Hudson River
Source Great Vly
 - location Cementon, New York
 - coordinates 42°08′21″N 73°56′38″W / 42.13917°N 73.94389°W / 42.13917; -73.94389
Mouth Hudson River at Saugerties, New York
 - location Saugerties, New York
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m)
 - coordinates 42°04′52″N 73°56′17″W / 42.08111°N 73.93806°W / 42.08111; -73.93806Coordinates: 42°04′52″N 73°56′17″W / 42.08111°N 73.93806°W / 42.08111; -73.93806

The Sawyer Kill or Sawyer's Kill is a 7.0-mile-long (11.3 km)[2] tributary stream of the Hudson River in New York state. The source is at the Great Vlaie on the border of Ulster and Greene counties. The stream enters the Hudson River at Seamon Park in Malden, New York, just north of the village of Saugerties.

Saugerties takes its name from the Dutch, "Saugerje's Kill" or "Little Sawyer's creek".[3]

See also


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sawyer Kill
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed October 3, 2011
  3. ^ [1] Old Dutch Place Names from
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