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Loch Sheldrake, New York

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Country  United States
County  Sullivan
Zip code  12759
University  SUNY Sullivan
State  New York
Time zone  Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Local time  Saturday 6:26 PM
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Weather  -9°C, Wind W at 23 km/h, 51% Humidity

Loch Sheldrake is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Fallsburg, New York, in Sullivan County, New York. The zip code for Loch Sheldrake is 12759.


Map of Loch Sheldrake, NY, USA

The community was originally named Sheldrake Pond after a deep glacially formed pond, which forms the center of town. It is bordered by the hamlet of Hurleyville, the Town of Liberty, the hamlet of Hasbrouck, the hamlet of Divine Corners, and the hamlet of Woodbourne.

The commercial center of Loch Sheldrake is the intersection of County Road 104 and NYS Route 52, at the edge of Sheldrake Pond.

In its heyday as a Catskills Borscht Belt resort it was home to numerous hotels, bungalow colonies, and boarding houses. Some of the best known of these were the Brown's Hotel, where comedian Jerry Lewis worked; the Evans Hotel; and the Karmel Hotel, now Stagedoor Manor, a renowned performing arts summer camp.

It is also the home of Sullivan County Community College and the Lochmor Golf Course.

Congregation Adath Israel, the Loch Sheldrake Synagogue was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. The Synagogue is open in the summer and for the High Holidays, under the leadership of Rabbi Dr. Rashi Shapiro.

In 2012, a year-round Hasidic community was founded in Loch Sheldrake, in Town and Country Estates, with a synagogue, mikvah, a boys cheder, and a girls nursery school.

Notable institutions

  • Sullivan County Community College - a community that has won four NJCAA Men's Division III Basketball Championships since 1992
  • Stagedoor Manor - a famous summer camp for child actors
  • References

    Loch Sheldrake, New York Wikipedia

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