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Poughkeepsie, New York

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Bird's eye view of Poughkeepsie, New York
Poughkeepsie from across Hudson River.jpg
Downtown Poughkeepsie from across the Hudson River
Official name: City of Poughkeepsie
Name origin: U-puku-ipi-sing: "the reed-covered lodge by
the little-water place" in Iroquois
Nickname: Queen City of the Hudson
Country United States
State New York
County Dutchess
Wikimedia Commons: Poughkeepsie, New York

Poughkeepsie (pronounced /pəˈkɪpsiː/) is a city in New York, which is in the United States. It is the county seat of Dutchess County, New York. The city sits along the Hudson River, between New York City and Albany.

The Poughkeepsie Bridge is in this city. It was an early state capital of New York before the capital moved permanently to Albany.