Philipstown Town Court

The Town of Philipstown occupies 52 square miles in northwestern Putnam County, New York. It has a population of 9,000 and contains the villages of Cold Spring and Nelsonville and the hamlets of Continental Village, Forsonville, Garrison, Glenclyffe, Graymoor, Manitou, North Highlands, South Highland and Storm King. Clarence Fahnestock and Hudson Highlands State Parks are in Philipstown. The world's largest Superfund cleanup site was in Cold Spring. Nelsonville and surrounding areas is a weekend fall foliage destination for downstate New Yorkers.

The crime rate in Philipstown is an extremely low 1 on a scale of 1 to 10. Lower means less crime. The U.S. average is 3. By comparison, New York City rates a 6. The Town of Philipstown and the Villages of Cold Spring and Nelsonville have their own courts. Cold Spring has its own police force. The town and both villages are also served by the New York State Police and Putnam County Sheriff’s Departments. The Philipstown Town Court handles mostly criminal and traffic matters. They also have jurisdiction over landlord and tenant disputes, building code violations and small claims. A typical criminal calendar includes matters such as DWI and DUI, petit larceny, assault, harassment, trespass, unlicensed operation and drug possession. The courthouses are located as follows:

Philipstown Town Court, 238 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY 10516, Phone (845) 265-2951, Fax (845) 265-3948,

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