Saugerties NY an Ulster County Town
Saugerties NY is located on the west bank of the Hudson River in North Eastern Ulster County . The land was purchased by NY State from the Indians in 1677.
This area was settled by German Palatine around 1710, similar to the settlement in Germantown NY in Columbia County which is located on the Eastern side of the Hudson River. According to the latest census data, Saugerties has a population of 19,782. The area covers about 68 square miles and was once home to the world largest water powered paper mill located on the banks of the Esopus Creek. There is both a town and a village in the Saugerties. Most of the small shops and fine restaurants can be found in the village. The area has been going through a transformation and many artist now call Saugerties home.
Popular Saugerties NY annual events
Each year there are events to showcase the work of these creative residents. Saugerties NY is visited by thousands each year and this is where you will find the popular Hudson Valley Garlic Festival. The large equestrian facility, HITS, where you can catch many events. To accommodate visitors a new luxury hotel, the Diamond Mills, which sits high above the Esposus River fall was built.
The Farmers Market provides fresh, organic produce to the residents and is a welcome site each summer and spring.
The newly renovated Saugerties Library is something the residents are proud of.
Saugerties have its share of historic homes for example the Kiersted Home.
Real Estate in Saugerties NY
Are you interested in antique or historical homes? The village of Saugerties offers many large Victorians. You can also find waterfront properties, farms, as well as other single and multi-family dwellings.
Are you thinking of moving to Saugerties? Take a look below at some of the real estate now being offered: