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Ulster County is located in the state of New York.

The county sits in the state’s Mid-Hudson Region of the Hudson Valley, west of the Hudson River.

In the 2010, the population was 182,493. The county seat is the city of Kingston. A part of the New York metropolitan area, the county is named for the Irish province of Ulster.

Area: 1,161 square miles
Founded: 1683
Population: 181,791 (2012)
Unemployment rate: 7.7% (July 2013)
County seat: Kingston