Town of Mamakating Resources

The Town of Mamakating was originally part of the Precinct of Mamakating, which was formed in 1743; organized as a town in 1788. A portion of the town was once located in the Orange County town of Deerpark. The Village of Bloomingburg was incorporated April 28, 1833. The Village of Wurtsboro was incorporated January 22, 1866.

The township of Mamakating contains these villages and hamlets:

Bloomingburg (village)
Burlingham
Culvertown
Haven
Highview
Mamakating
Mamakating Park
Masten Lake
Mount Vernon
New Vernon
Phillipsport
Roosa Gap
Sandy Brook
Summitville
Westbrookville
Winterton
Wurtsboro
Wurtsboro Hills
Yankee Lake

Town Historian:

Virdanna Laurence
RD#1 Box 28C
Wurtsboro, NY 12790

Please note: town historians often DO NOT have access to genealogical files, but can be helpful in relating geographic and place name information about the township and its historic development.

Town Clerk:

Jean Dougherty
(845) 888-2711


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