Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Catskill
CATSKILL, a village and county-seat of Greene co., N. Y., on the W. side of the Hudson river and on the West Shore and the Catskill Mountain railroads; also connected with the New York Central by a ferry crossing the Hudson, 30 miles S. of Albany. It is a noted mountain summer resort, and has a court house, opera house, free academy, banks, several public schools, weekly newspapers, manufactories and hotels. Pop. about 5,100.