Nearly 30,000 people call Newburgh, New York home. Sixty miles north of New York City on the Hudson River, the small city is marked by a wealth of historic buildings, alongside new shops and restaurants. Residents also enjoy shopping and dining in nearby Newburgh and New Windsor. Outdoor recreation opportunities include beautiful local parks—including the breathtaking Downing Park, created by the designers of Central Park in Manhattan.
Newburgh has a growing arts scene—with “Art Along the Hudson” open houses the last Saturday of every month. The Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra and Newburgh Chamber Music entertain residents and visitors, while popular music can often be seen at Morrison Hall at SUNY Orange in Middletown, or at The Chance, a theatre in Poughkeepsie. A number of minor league sports teams also play nearby. Newburgh is close to the famous West Point Military Academy.