Wappingers Falls

A Picturesque Village Blending History and Scenic Beauty

Welcome to Wappingers Falls, New York

A Picturesque Village Blending History and Scenic Beauty

Wappingers Falls, New York, extends a warm invitation to explore its unique blend of historical charm and scenic splendor. Nestled in Dutchess County, this village of approximately 5,500 residents offers a quaint riverside setting along the Wappinger Creek, creating a tranquil haven with a rich past.

What to Love

  • Historical landmarks such as the Mesier Homestead and the Wappingers Falls Historic District.
  • Riverside beauty with the Wappinger Creek winding through the village.
  • A tight-knit community that values its historic roots and embraces the beauty of the surrounding landscapes.
  • Accessible parks, hiking trails, and community events for outdoor and cultural enthusiasts.

Local Lifestyle

Life in Wappingers Falls is characterized by a deep connection to its historical landmarks and the scenic allure of the Wappinger Creek. Residents take pride in the village's rich history and actively participate in community events, fostering a sense of camaraderie. Wappingers Falls offers a relaxed atmosphere, combining small-town charm with cultural vibrancy.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Wappingers Falls boasts a charming downtown area with local shops, eateries, and cultural attractions. Residents can explore boutique stores, enjoy diverse culinary experiences, and attend community events that showcase the village's vibrant character. The local community actively supports its businesses, contributing to a thriving and close-knit environment.

Things to Do

  • Immerse yourself in history by visiting landmarks like the Mesier Homestead and the Wappingers Falls Historic District.
  • Enjoy the serenity of the Wappinger Creek with riverside walks, parks, and recreational activities.
  • Engage in community events, farmers' markets, and local festivals that bring neighbors together.


Wappingers Falls falls within the Wappingers Central School District, dedicated to providing quality education to its students. The district offers a comprehensive range of academic and extracurricular programs, enriching the educational experience for residents of all ages.

Wappingers Falls invites you to discover the beauty of a village where history comes to life and scenic landscapes create a picturesque backdrop. Whether you're captivated by historical landmarks, riverside tranquility, or the close-knit community, Wappingers Falls welcomes you to embrace a lifestyle that celebrates the past and embraces the present.

Demographics and Employment Data for Wappingers Falls, NY

Wappingers Falls has 2,381 households, with an average household size of 2.51. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Wappingers Falls do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,074 people call Wappingers Falls home. The population density is 5,418.65 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.37 / 50.63%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Wappingers Falls, NY

There's plenty to do around Wappingers Falls, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Very Walkable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mark's Dessert By Nilda, O' Heavenly Cake, and The Wine Store.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.39 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.38 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.83 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.3 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.71 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.49 miles 16 reviews 4.9/5 stars

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