Kerhonkson is a small hamlet which, along with Accord, makes up the Town of Rochester in Ulster County, part of the Catskills region in New York State. Kerhonkson is located near the convergence of routes US 44, NY 55, and US 209.


Kerhonkson is located in the humid continental climate zone and has cold, snowy winters, and hot, wet summers; the hamlet experiences four distinct seasons. Kerhonkson is located in plant hardiness zone 6a. Snowfall is significant. Kerhonkson is close enough to the Atlantic coast to receive heavy snow from Nor'easters and the hamlet occasionally receives Alberta clippers. Winters can be very cold with fluctuating conditions. Summers in Kerhonkson can contain stretches of excessive heat and humidity.

Get in

A view of the Catskill Mountains from Soyuzivka Ukrainian Resort in Kerhonkson.

By plane

The closest airport with commercial flights near Kerhonkson will be Stewart International Airport (SWF) in Newburgh/New Windsor, NY (About 35 miles, 1 hour driving time). Stewart offers a limited number of daily flights with American, Delta, and Jetblue Airways. A connection to Kerhonkson may be available with Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT).

Next closest will be Albany International Airport (ALB) in Albany (About 87 miles, 1.5 hours driving time). Albany offers daily commercial flights with American, Cape Air, Delta, Southwest Airlines, and United.

The next choices will be the major airports in the New York City area. Some type of ground transportation to Kerhonkson will be needed to complete your journey.

By train

By car

The easiest and most common way to reach Kerhonkson is by driving an automobile or other road vehicle. US Route 44, US Route 209, and NY State Road 55 all intersect in Kerhonkson. These are generally two lane roads that are also used as local roads. Use caution when traveling these roads, as they are not designed for high speeds.

By bus

Get around

By bus

By car

The easiest way to travel around Kerhonkson is by automobile. US Route 44, US Route 209, and NY State Road 55 all intersect in Kerhonkson. Local roads are usually two-lane asphalt or single-lane gravel roads.

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The Area Code in Kerhonkson is 845. Cellular signal coverage is unpredictable in Kerhonkson. Internet service may be offered at some lodgings in town.

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