Introduction to Carmel, New York
Carmel is located in the New York metropolitan area. The town has a population of 33,006.
George Hughson, the earliest European settler in this area, arrived in 1740. Carmel was originally founded as the Town of Kent in 1795. It was declared a county seat in 1812. The Carmel County Courthouse was constructed in 1814, while the Carmel High School was built in 1929.
Carmel and nearby Attractions
- Putnam County Park
- Reed Memorial Library
- The Sedgewood Club
- Clarence Fahnestock State Park
- Putnam County Veteran Memorial Park
- Mahopac Golf Club
Things To Do In Carmel
The Centennial Golf Club, a 27-hole championship golf course, occupies an area of 340 acres and provides memorable playing opportunities to golfers. Lake Gleneida is also a popular tourist spot. It is spread over 168 acres and was formed by ice age glaciers. The Putnam County Park has a lake, camp grounds and hiking trails.
Air transportation facilities are available at Stewart International Airport.
Carmel Higher Education
United States Military Academy, Pace University, Western Connecticut State University, and SUNY Westchester Commmunity College provide facilities for higher education.