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Cold Spring is a village in Putnam County, in the New York metro area.

The community was named for abspring where ships stopped to take on water.

The latitude of Cold Spring is 41.42N. The longitude is -73.955W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 115 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,998.


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Median household income
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$53,382
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cold Spring demographic reports
Cold Spring is on the Hudson River.
President Lincoln visited a cannon-making foundry here during the Civil War.

Surprise Lake Camp, believed to be one of the oldest summer camps for Jewish children, was established here in 1901.

Not to be confused with the town of Coldspring in Cattaraugus County.
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "War of the Worlds"
Nearby parks & recreation: Hudson Highlands State Park
Historic sites and museums: Foundry School Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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11% of Cold Spring residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cold Spring ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cold Spring was $34,560, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Cold Spring residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cold Spring, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $725.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,591.


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Libraries in Cold Spring include Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cold Spring include Putnam County News and Recorder

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Putnam County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cold Spring political report.

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The average commute time for Cold Spring workers is 46 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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