Sawyer Kill

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Sawyer Kill [1]
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
RegionHudson Valley
TownsSaugerties, New York,
Physical characteristics
SourceGreat Vly
 ⁃ locationCementon, New York
 ⁃ coordinates42°08′21″N 73°56′38″W / 42.13917°N 73.94389°W / 42.13917; -73.94389
MouthHudson River at Saugerties, New York
 ⁃ location
Saugerties, New York
 ⁃ 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
 ⁃ elevation
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Basin features
River systemHudson River

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[edit]


  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