About This Place
Stony Point is a triangle-shaped town in Rockland County, Up State - New York, United States located north of the town of Haverstraw, east and south of Orange County, New York, and west of the Hudson River. Rockland County is part of the New York Metropolitan. The population was 14,244 at the 2000 census. The name of the town is derived from a prominent projection into the Hudson River.
The town is in the northeast part of the county. U.S. Route 9W, US Route 202, and the Palisades Interstate Parkway are major north-south routes through the town. Stony Point is included in the North Rockland Central School District.
During the American Revolution, the King’s Ferry in Stony Point linked New York and the southern colonies with New England; it was used many times by George Washington’s Continental Army, and in 1781 Washington's French allies used it on their way to the Battle of Yorktown.