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Garnerville, previously known as Calicotown, is a hamlet in the Town of Haverstraw Rockland County, New York, United States located north of New City; east of Mount Ivy; south of Stony Point and west of West Haverstraw. Most of the Hamlet is governed by West Haverstraw Village, a small portion of Garnerville defaults to Town of Haverstraw.

Received name from Garner family which operated textile printing industry called Garner Printworks on Minisceongo Creek near Railroad Avenue beginning 1838. East of where the Garner printworks operated is the abandoned Calico Hill Cemetery.

The community is bisected by U.S. Route 202. The Town of Haverstraw Town Hall resides in the hamlet, along with several small shopping centers and the newly renovated King's Daughters Library. The schools in Garnerville include North Garnerville Elementary School and St. Gregory Barbarigo Parochial School; the village is part of the North Rockland Central School District.

Rockland Community College symbolically recognized David J. Rojas of Garnerville as State University of New York (SUNY) “millionth graduate” at the 46th Commencement Ceremony held on June 3, 2007.

Tourism

Historical markers

  • Calico Hill - 31 West Railroad Avenue
  • Garner Works - 55 West Railroad Avenue

Landmarks and places of Interest

  • Garner Mansion Site - Railroad Avenue
  • King’s Daughters Public Library - 10 W. Ramapo Road

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