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Jones Point
hamlet
Country United States
State New York
County Rockland

Jones Point is a hamlet located in the town of Stony Point in Rockland County in the state of New York, United States. Located north of Tomkins Cove; east of Bear Mountain State Park; south of Iona Island; and west of the Hudson River. It is directly across the Hudson River from the city of Peekskill and lies at the foot of Dunderberg Mountain.

Although it is located in primarily suburban Rockland County, the hamlet is rural in character, making it an exurb of New York City. Over 85% of the hamlet is part of the Bear Mountain State Park.

The Hudson River National Defense Reserve Fleet was located off Jones Point from 1946 until 1971. It spanned from there to Tomkins Cove.


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