Eagle Bridge, New York

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Eagle Bridge
Eagle Bridge is located in New York
Eagle Bridge
Eagle Bridge
Location of Eagle Bridge in New York
Coordinates: 42°57′00″N 73°23′46″W / 42.95000°N 73.39611°W / 42.95000; -73.39611Coordinates: 42°57′00″N 73°23′46″W / 42.95000°N 73.39611°W / 42.95000; -73.39611
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountyWashington
ZIP code
12057

Eagle Bridge is a hamlet in Rensselaer County, New York, United States.

Eagle Bridge is also the name used by the United States Postal Service to identify ZIP code 12057.[1] This ZIP code is in the vicinity of Eagle Bridge hamlet; It includes part of the town of Hoosick in Rensselaer County and most of the town of White Creek in neighboring Washington County.[2][3]

History[edit]

The community was named after the eagle for patriotic reasons.[4] The hamlet was served by the Rutland and Washington Railroad.

Notable person[edit]

American painter Grandma Moses was a long-time resident of Eagle Bridge.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup - Find All Cities in a ZIP Code". USPS. Retrieved 2010-07-06.
  2. ^ Washington County GIS Web Map (Map). Washington County, New York. Archived from the original on 2010-01-07. Retrieved 2010-07-06.
  3. ^ New York State Interactive Mapping Gateway (Map). New York State GIS. Retrieved 2010-07-06.
  4. ^ University of the State of New York Bulletin. University of the State of New York. 1914. p. 52.
  5. ^ "Grandma Moses". Bennington Museum. Retrieved 23 February 2018.

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