Selkirk, New York

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Selkirk
Hamlet
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
RegionCapital District
CountyAlbany
MunicipalityTown of Bethlehem
Elevation161 ft (49 m)
Coordinates42°32′01″N 73°48′22″W / 42.53361°N 73.80611°W / 42.53361; -73.80611
TimezoneEST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code12158
Area code518
Location of Selkirk within the state of New York
 
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Coordinates: 42°32′01″N 73°48′22″W / 42.53361°N 73.80611°W / 42.53361; -73.80611
Selkirk
Hamlet
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
RegionCapital District
CountyAlbany
MunicipalityTown of Bethlehem
Elevation161 ft (49 m)
Coordinates42°32′01″N 73°48′22″W / 42.53361°N 73.80611°W / 42.53361; -73.80611
TimezoneEST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP Code12158
Area code518
Location of Selkirk within the state of New York

Selkirk is a hamlet in the town of Bethlehem, Albany County, New York. It is located south of the city of Albany, it is a suburb of that city.

A major freight railyard operated by the Selkirk Subdivision of CSX Transportation[1][dead link] is located there; all of the CSX freight traffic going to or from Boston goes through Selkirk on its way to points north, south or west. The route is also used by traffic from New York City via the Alfred H. Smith Memorial Bridge to points west, a detour known as the Selkirk hurdle.

Also in Selkirk is Audubon International, a non-profit environmental educational organization.

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References

  1. ^ [1] CRISNY.org

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