Area Code 845

Where Is Area Code 845?

Updated: January 20th 2021

Area code 845 is the area code for a portion of the Hudson Valley region in New York. Area code 845 is located in the Eastern Time Zone and covers Columbia County, Delaware County, Dutchess County, Greene County, Orange County, Putnam County, Rockland County, Sullivan County, and Ulster County. Area code 845 was put into service on June 5, 2000, and was created from a split of area code 914.

Clarkstown is a town in Rockland County, New York. Clarkstown is the most densely populated town in the county and is home to more business districts than any other town in the county. Clarkstown is situated along the Hudson River and is less than 30 miles from New York City. Clarkstown is home to New City, a hamlet and census designated-place that serves as the county seat of Rockland County. Going back in history, the town of Clarkstown was created in 1791, however Rockland County was not created until 1798, so Clarkstown was first a town in Orange County. During the mid 20th century, Clarkstown’s population rapidly grew due to the construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge, the Palisades Interstate Parkway, and the Garden Gate Parkway. Today Clarkstown has a population of 84,187 and the racial makeup of the town is 73.9% White, 11.7% Hispanic, 10.5% Asian, and 9.6% African American (2010 Census). Clarkstown is a great place to reside in because of its super low crime rate. Clarkstown has around 300 miles of roads and an extensive park system that continues to expand. Clarkstown has headed in the direction of going green by passing a tree preservation law, purchasing hybrid vehicles, and conducting green audits.

Poughkeepsie is a city in New York and is the county seat of Dutchess County. Poughkeepsie is part of the New York metropolitan area and is situated in the Hudson Valley midway between Albany and New York City. Poughkeepsie is often referred to as “ The Queen City of the Hudson.” Poughkeepsie has a humid continental climate, meaning hot summers and cold winters. Going back in history, the land was purchased from the Indians in 1686 by the Dutch. Poughkeepsie was incorporated as a village in 1799 and then was chartered as a city in 1854. During the 19th century, Poughkeepsie’s industry was based on shipping, paper mills, and breweries. In 1861, Matthew Vassar founded Vassar College in the surrounding town of Poughkeepsie, the first degree-granting college for women in the United States.

Today Poughkeepsie has a population of 32,736 and the racial makeup of the city is 52.8% White, 35.7% African American, 10.6% Hispanic, and 1.6% Asian (2010 Census). With an average crime rate, Poughkeepsie is a somewhat safe city to reside in.

When it comes to the economy, IBM has a large campus in the surrounding town of Poughkeepsie. Points of interest in the city include the Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, the Locust Grove Estate, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, the Bardavon 1869 Opera House, and the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum.

Warwick is a town in Orange County, New York. Warwick contains three villages and eight hamlets. The town of Warwick was established in 1788. The Appalachian Trail, a 2,000-mile long trail, passes through Warwick. Warwick has a population of 32,065 and the racial makeup of the town is 88.4% White, 10.2% Hispanic, 5.1% African American, and 1.5% Asian (2010 Census). Warwick is a great place to reside in because of its super low crime rate. When it comes to the economy, Warwick is a rural community with many agricultural pursuits. Annual festivals in Warwick include the Applefest, the Warwick Summer Arts Festival, and the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival.

Major Cities In Area Code 845





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Newburgh is a town in Orange County, New York. Newburgh has a hilly terrain and is referred to as the “Crossroads of the Northeast.” When Newburgh was chartered as a town in 1788, it was part of Ulster County until 1798, when it was transferred to Orange County. Newburgh has a population of 29,801 and the racial makeup of the town is 76.5% White, 15.7% Hispanic, 12.2% African American, and 3.0% Asian (2010 Census). Unfortunately Newburgh has a high crime rate, which makes it a dangerous place to reside in.

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