About This Place
Congers is a hamlet (and census-designated place), in the Town of Clarkstown Rockland County, New York, United States located north of Valley Cottage; east of New City, across Lake DeForest, south of Haverstraw and west of the Hudson River. It lies 19 miles north of New York City's Bronx boundary. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 8,303.
Congers is located at 41°8′47″N 73°56′39″W / 41.14639°N 73.94417°W / 41.14639; -73.94417 (41.146445, -73.944036).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10.0 km²), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.2 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (18.39%) is water. The surprisingly high percentage of Congers that sits under water is due to the hamlet's emplacement within and between four lakes: Congers Lake, Rockland Lake, Swartwout (also Swarthout) Lake, and the county reservoir, Lake DeForest. Congers is adjacent to Rockland Lake State Park.