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Taconic Shores, New York
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New York
County Columbia
Town Copake
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 531 ft (162 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-73057
GNIS code 2761353

Taconic Shores is a residential development and census-designated place (CDP) in Columbia County, New York, United States. The hamlet is near the geographic center of the town of Copake and surrounds Robinson Pond, a water body on the Roeliff Jansen Kill. The CDP was designated after the 2010 census, so no population figure is yet available.


Taconic Shores consists of a housing development surrounding Robinson Pond, part of the Roeliff Jansen Kill, a stream which flows west to the Hudson River. The community is just north of Copake Hamlet and the Copake Town Hall. The community of Copake Lake is 2 miles (3 km) to the northwest (5 miles (8 km) by road).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Taconic Shores CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), of which 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 18.47%, is water.

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