Hurleyville, New York

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Hurleyville
—  Hamlet  —
Hurleyville, New York is located in New York
Hurleyville
Location of Hurleyville in New York
Coordinates: 41°43′55″N 74°36′05″W / 41.73194°N 74.60139°W / 41.73194; -74.60139Coordinates: 41°43′55″N 74°36′05″W / 41.73194°N 74.60139°W / 41.73194; -74.60139
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountySullivan
ZIP code12747
 
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Hurleyville
—  Hamlet  —
Hurleyville, New York is located in New York
Hurleyville
Location of Hurleyville in New York
Coordinates: 41°43′55″N 74°36′05″W / 41.73194°N 74.60139°W / 41.73194; -74.60139Coordinates: 41°43′55″N 74°36′05″W / 41.73194°N 74.60139°W / 41.73194; -74.60139
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountySullivan
ZIP code12747

Hurleyville, New York is a hamlet in the Town of Fallsburg, New York in Sullivan County, New York. The town lies along County Road 104 and was originally developed because it was on the main route between the Villages of Liberty and Monticello. The zip code for Hurleyville is 12747.

Hurleyville is bordered by the Town of Thompson, the Town of Liberty, the hamlet of Loch Sheldrake and the hamlet of South Fallsburg.

Hurleyville was originally settled by William Hurley. The local economy was originally centered around dairy farming, but gradually became part of the Catskills Borscht Belt resort area. During its heyday as a resort Hurleyville was home to many popular summer hotels, bungalow colonies and boarding houses, the biggest and best known was the rather grand Colombia Hotel located atop Colombia Hill.

Hurleyville was a railroad stop along the Ontario and Western Railroad. Due to its mail getting frequently mixed up the Town of Hurley, New York, during World War II Hurleyville was temporarily renamed by the postmaster as "Luzon Station". This name was chosen because the postmaster had a son stationed at Luzon Island in the Philippines. Neiderman, Andrew (1976). The Sesquicentennial History of Fallsburg Township, 1826-1976. Town of Fallsburg, South Fallsburg, New York.

There is currently a restaurant in the hamlet named Frankie and Johnie's as well as numerous antique shops.

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City Services

Hurleyville residents are part of the Town of Fallsburg. Students attend Benjamen Coser Elementary School and Fallsburg Central High School. Sullivan County Community College is about one mile away in nearby Loch Sheldrake.

Hurleyville is served by the Hurleyville Volunteer Fire Department.

Police services are provided by the Town of Fallsburg Police Department.

Points of interest

Hurleyville is the home of the Sullivan County Historical Society.

Former Hotels and Resorts in Hurleyville

Arcadia Lake Hotel

Ascot House

Elmore House

Colombia Hotel

Brophy's Hotel

Replansky's Bungalow Colony

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